A pack arrived from Canada
Thank you shipwright.
Sometimes life smiles at us in ways we would never imagine.
Today was one of those days.
Some time ago our friend Paul ‘shipwright’ was showing some old prototype models from his shipwright work, one of these was a wonderful shaft holder made of mahogany and I fell in love with it and told Paul.
Paul is a man of action, so he offered me this model.
After much writing, Paul scratching his head for shipping, making it less heavy, gluing and so on – it left Canada by ship, destination Copenhagen, Denmark, MaFe.
And yesterday it happened!
It arrived here safe and sound.
Gaffa department, one of Paul’s attempts to get it down in weight.
Unwrap, starting to see that wonderful mahogany.
Here we are, is that wonderful or what?
I think I will paint the epoxy with my favorite red, the red of the sea.
And here it is in its new home.
Among other things I love.
Thank you Paul, this will be in my heart and I will love to tell the story about how it got here in the future.
If there is morale to this story, it must be ‘be careful what you wish for, you might just get it’.
As Paul said he wish it was him sailing that ocean, and yes I would have offered you to stay.
The best of my thoughts to you and yours Paul,
-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.