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Project by Eli Akin posted 362 days ago 1177 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wooden boat that I made for Maddox, my 2 year old nephew. (S.S. Maddie) It is made out of Maple and Mahogany. I used a shellac finish. Enjoy!

-- Eli Akin, www.theakinsonline.com





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 362 days ago

Nice looking little boat. I’m sure your son will enjoy playing with it, especially since it was made by his dad!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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GerardoArg1

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#2 posted 362 days ago

Nice job. Like the wooden toys too.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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maplerock

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#3 posted 362 days ago

Hey Woodbridge… Unless he lives in Kentucky I’m pretty sure it’s not his son.
Seriously, I love folk art toys. GREAT!

JK about Kentucky… we are rivals :-)

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 362 days ago

I like it!!! Great work!!
Hey Jerry(MapleRock) I am a Buckeye, but I have a lot of family in KY.
That was a pretty low blow!! but on second thought… I do seem to remember I guy that was dating his sister when I was a child! JK!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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crowie

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#5 posted 362 days ago

G’day Eli,
What a top looking boat, I’m sure the little bloke will play with it for hours, especially at bath-time…love it.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Spoontaneous

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#6 posted 359 days ago

This boat has a cool look about it.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 359 days ago

It’s a very nice little boat. Congratulations, Dad.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 357 days ago

Cool toy boat! Like the stout design, looks really sturdy. He’ll get loads of fun with it.

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