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For the Sailors and Boat Lovers #3: A Quiet Moment

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Blog entry by shipwright posted 06-04-2014 05:09 PM 1677 reads 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Ghost Ship, (why I've been away from the shop) Part 3 of For the Sailors and Boat Lovers series Part 4: Time For an Adventure »

I’ve been almost invisible here for a couple of weeks but I have an excuse. There hasn’t been much woodworking going on in the shop. (Click photo for video)

I’ve posted more thrilling rides in the past but there are moments like this one that are just as amazing. I am so lucky to have this at my doorstep.

Thanks for looking

Paul

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/



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gbear

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#1 posted 06-04-2014 05:15 PM

Yes you are lucky!!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 06-04-2014 05:19 PM

Paul,

Good that you are well and enjoying life.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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RogerBean

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#3 posted 06-04-2014 05:23 PM

Lovely bowsprit shot over the FriendShip. I see a marquetry piece of this one.
Even a marqueteur deserves a little down time. LOL
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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sandhill

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#4 posted 06-04-2014 05:23 PM

Have a cold one, you earned it.

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stefang

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#5 posted 06-04-2014 05:26 PM

Amen to that Paul. It’s wonderful having the time to do the things we love. Nice video with no motors whirring away.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 06-04-2014 05:29 PM

YES!

Soothing rippling through the water… very COOL… Very Relaxing…

Nice glimpse at some of that GREAT woodworking too!

Continue to really ENJOY!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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SPalm

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#7 posted 06-04-2014 05:57 PM

Sweet.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Patricelejeune

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#8 posted 06-04-2014 06:14 PM

Neat.

-- Patrice lejeune

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longgone

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#9 posted 06-04-2014 06:27 PM

Nothing more relaxing and soothing than listening to the sound of water on the hull. Awesome…

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#10 posted 06-04-2014 06:42 PM

I need to turn the lights out in the shop and get the boat wet…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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Underdog

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#11 posted 06-04-2014 08:22 PM

Man. I’m missing my little mini-fish right about now.

I guess I ought to build that little Featherwind.

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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Philip

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#12 posted 06-04-2014 08:36 PM

Looks like fun Paul.

-- I never finish anyth

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peteg

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#13 posted 06-04-2014 11:18 PM

Paul, notwithstanding I live in Auckland with its world class harbour

.... YES you are blessed my friend & I am happy you are able to enjoy iy

cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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BigDumbAnimal

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#14 posted 06-04-2014 11:36 PM

You’re a lucky man, thats a nice looking boat, I wish it was things like that that kept me out of the shop.

-- Semper Fi BDA

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Mark Shymanski

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#15 posted 06-05-2014 12:16 AM

’’There is nothing quite so worth doing as messing about in boats…”

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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