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For the boat builders (and model boat builders)

1678 days ago by jlsmith5963 | 1 comment »

From the New York Times Opinion Page: Editorial Notebook Help Wanted: Boatbuilder By LAWRENCE DOWNESPublished: December 19, 2009 Somewhere out there is a man who can help me build a model boat for my little nephew. This man is between 82 and 84 years old, which means he was a 10-, 11- or 12-year-old boy in 1937, when the book I took the plans from was published. I have reason to believe he knows things I don’t. I am not a model builder. But for years I have enjoyed flipping through my battered copy of the “Amateur Craftsman’s Cyclopedia of Things to Make,” a 342-page collection of model plans and workshop projects from Popular Science magazine. For the rest: Help Wanted:...

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