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2182 days ago

Hello Everyone,

Long time no post. I’ve lurked a lot though….wow have things changed from the early days. Anyway, keep your fingers crossed for me tomorrow. It’s the big day, 24 miles across Cape Cod Bay.

Now that all the planning and training for this is over I’ll start spending some more time in the shop and you’ll see my smiling face here again more often. I have some paddles waiting in the wings and a few other fun projects to blog once I get them going. I’ll get the Sketchup stuff rolling again too.

Fairwinds and a good sea!

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker

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#1 posted 2182 days ago

Good luck and have fun.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 2182 days ago



-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#3 posted 2182 days ago

good luck.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#4 posted 2182 days ago

best of luck—for personal success, the success of the event, and for a “whole lot of fun’ :)

Looking forward to hearing about it and how woodworking/gardening projects!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 2182 days ago

I’ve got my lucky fingers crossed for you Bob.

Bob #2

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#6 posted 2182 days ago

wow…that sounds GRUELING!!! Good luck…let us know how it went—-if your body is not too sore to touch the keyboard…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 2182 days ago

Good luck Bob. Look forward to seeing some more woodworking too.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#9 posted 2181 days ago

Good luck and fair waters to ye matey!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#10 posted 2181 days ago

Glad to see you’re back, Bob… I always enjoy your projects.

Good luck tomorrow… I hope the wind is to your back.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#11 posted 2181 days ago

Best of luck. Just be sure to hit the Cape… be a real bummer to go right past it and then have to go all the way to Britain. ha

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#12 posted 2181 days ago

well done your a brave lad if you do miss your bearings and head towards Britain let me know and I’ll make you welcome with a nice cup of tea/whiskey.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#13 posted 2181 days ago

Holy cow. Good luck with it Bob.

-- BLOG -

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#14 posted 2181 days ago

good luck

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#15 posted 2180 days ago

good luck.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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