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Project by MrGrinn4u posted 1640 days ago 2253 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A boat called Wid Horses, almost finished and will post some pics in progress so everyone can see how it came to be. Thanks to CLCboats.com! Started in the spring of 07 and finishing it in the next month or so. Waiting for the snow to melt to get a better outside picture for everyone.

-- Dave, Charlotte, NC





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Skylark53

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#1 posted 1640 days ago

This is great. I hope someday to get my courage up to do such. Yours is looking very good.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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sras

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#2 posted 1640 days ago

Looks like you are doing a fine job! Keep us posted!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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CaptainSkully

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#3 posted 1640 days ago

You had me when I saw the mast. Are you going with the sprit rig? Tanbark sails?

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1640 days ago

This boat building is very intriguing. Well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SPalm

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#5 posted 1640 days ago

Sweet. I built a canoe from CLC. It was a blast.

Yours is looking good,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Karson

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#6 posted 1640 days ago

Very nice. They have a boat building workshop at the St. Michaels Maritim Museaum near me in MD. My wife keeps asking me if I’d be interested. So far it been a NO. But yours is looking great./

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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John Gray

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#7 posted 1640 days ago

Looks like you are doing a fine job! Keep us posted!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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RichinsCarpentry

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#8 posted 1640 days ago

Very nice. Some day I want to build a boat!!

-- See our blog at http://www.richinscarpentry.com

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spanky46

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#9 posted 1639 days ago

Great work!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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Splinterman

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#10 posted 1639 days ago

Hey Dave,
Sweet Skerry….great job.

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CreekWoodworker

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#11 posted 1639 days ago

Dave,
The boat is really looking great. Let us know how the sea trials go. I’m sure you will get a clean sweep.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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MrGrinn4u

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#12 posted 1630 days ago

This will have a Tanabark sail, spirit rigged to keep it looking old with the new! Getting snow here.. like I’m in the South, but mostly ice and rain, just enough to slow it down again.

-- Dave, Charlotte, NC

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Napaman

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#13 posted 1353 days ago

did you finish??? let me know when you post the finished boat!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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