Building of a Skerry

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Project by MrGrinn4u posted 01-31-2010 04:05 AM 2454 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! 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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#1 posted 01-31-2010 04:34 AM

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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#2 posted 01-31-2010 04:48 AM

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

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 01-31-2010 05:20 AM

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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#4 posted 01-31-2010 05:24 AM

This boat building is very intriguing. Well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 01-31-2010 05:47 AM

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

Yours is looking good,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 01-31-2010 06:32 AM

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 †

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#7 posted 01-31-2010 06:58 AM

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

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

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#8 posted 01-31-2010 08:36 AM

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

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#9 posted 01-31-2010 02:05 PM

Great work!

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

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#10 posted 01-31-2010 02:08 PM

Hey Dave,
Sweet Skerry….great job.

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#11 posted 01-31-2010 03:30 PM

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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#12 posted 02-10-2010 03:50 AM

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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#13 posted 11-14-2010 04:29 AM

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

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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