Oar Pins for Community Skiff

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These are the wooden oar pins i was asked to turn for the first 21 foot St Ayles skiff (a type of rowing boat) built through volunteers at the Isle of Mull Coastal Rowing Club.
Video of turning- Youtube
For more information on The Boat itself-

-- - - Peter - Scotland

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#1 posted 171 days ago

Ahhh, The St. Ayles skiff, a lovely little boat.
You don’t see many thole pins these days though. You have to be a real traditionalist ….. like me.
I have them on my dinghy and people are always asking me what they are.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#2 posted 171 days ago

Here’s a quick sketch for removable thole pins.

Lovely boat – and pretty nifty rowing steps too!

-- Candy is dandy and rum sure is fun, but wood working is the best high for me!

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#3 posted 170 days ago

Thanks guys, i’ll be sure to put up a few photos of her once shes in the water. Launching her this saturday. If you havent checked out the facebook yet its definatly worth
a look, got the whole boat start to finish on there.

-- - - Peter - Scotland

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#4 posted 170 days ago

Very Nice Project & Well Done. Thanks for Sharing.


-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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