L'il Skipper Project #2: Boat Details and Finish

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Blog entry by William posted 09-15-2010 09:57 PM 5515 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Starting The Build Part 2 of L'il Skipper Project series Part 3: The Finishing touch »



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#1 posted 09-15-2010 10:00 PM

I like it! Some little feller’s going to be very happy.

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#2 posted 09-15-2010 10:06 PM

It is really cool, William! I love the colors and I can’t believe how quickly you got it done. What a great project! They are going to LOVE it! Great job.


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 09-15-2010 10:09 PM

Just wait until you see the rocker assembly. This is no ordinary rocker. The sides are shaped to look like waves of water. After getting these plans, I’ve been thinking of ways I could improve the rockers on some of my other rocking toys to make them more interesting. I’ve been working at night again lately. It’s too hot in my shop in the daytime. So, if the good Lord’s willing and the creeks don’t rise, I hope to finish the project completely tonight.


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#4 posted 09-15-2010 10:13 PM

cool William maybee havn´t much shoptime but you sure know how to spend it well
and you maybee can´t afford to build a realboat but you surdently know how to make
other people happy
I bauw and tip my hat for you sir

take care

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#5 posted 09-15-2010 10:27 PM

My grandsons would love that.

-- Jack Keefe Shediac NB Canada

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#6 posted 09-15-2010 10:49 PM

Good going there, William. You are steaming along at full speed…

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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