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  1. All 3 boats looking great! Well done to all, bits...

    All 3 boats looking great! Well done to all, bits and pieces of finishing off to do as always but all the complex jobs are done.
    On sapele for gunwales - I've used both ash & sapele - and both work...
  2. Most excellent Stinkwheel - great to see your...

    Most excellent Stinkwheel - great to see your blog of the build - it's been a pleasure working with you & Mrs Stinkwheel, and Rob, Sue & Jim.
    All going well - we've done a couple of long days but...
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    Thanks for putting the photo up Dave, I tried to...

    Thanks for putting the photo up Dave, I tried to post some and they came out way to big!
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    Fulmar Sailing Canoe

    I've been working with Solway Dory to develop a new sailing canoe, using their Fulmar/Curlew hull.
    Our aim has been to try to come up with a sailing canoe that is optimised for adventure sailing....
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    Yes, Mark Aplin at Overwater Boats here, still...

    Yes, Mark Aplin at Overwater Boats here, still doing courses, yes I do pride myself on using top quality materials so you go home with a boat you can be really proud of. Do pm me with your email...
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    Hi All Apologies to John for joining in on his...

    Hi All

    Apologies to John for joining in on his thread.

    I'm running canoe building courses in the North of England, not far from the Lake District National Park. I also run courses in paddle...
  7. Thread: Resin

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    Worth doing a test to make sure your resin will...

    Worth doing a test to make sure your resin will wet out your glass fabric. The fabric should go clear as you work the resin into it with a brush or plastic spreader.

    If your catalyst is labelled...
  8. Lovely looking boat. I usually go for shaping...

    Lovely looking boat.

    I usually go for shaping a block (of suitable hardwood) and epoxying it into place, then drill through, coat inside hole with epoxy (this sometimes needs repeating to get ride...
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    Hi All, Re bubbles in resin - I've read the...

    Hi All,

    Re bubbles in resin - I've read the suggestion that is is best to get boat and shop warm before you start, then turn heat off as you work with epoxy, so that any trapped air in the wood or...
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