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  1. Thread: Algonquin

    by alick burt
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    Hi Nick Have you heard of tourmaline brown.Turns...

    Hi Nick
    Have you heard of tourmaline brown.Turns brass old instantly..well almost.:-)

    http://www.jpennyltd.co.uk/shopping/pgm-more_information.php?id=50

    Cheers

    Alick
  2. Hello Folks Since my last post Felix's Canoe...

    Hello Folks

    Since my last post Felix's Canoe has had 9 coats of varnish in total.Some were rubbed down in between whilst others I put straight over the previous one.Yesterday I proceeded with re...
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    Hi Simon Guilty will do it tonight:-) Alick

    Hi Simon
    Guilty will do it tonight:-)
    Alick
  4. Thread: Algonquin

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    Looking Good! Handy hint don't varnish and drink...

    Looking Good!
    Handy hint don't varnish and drink at the same time :-)
    Cheers
    Alick
  5. Felix's Canoe The Restoration of a Genuine Antique! an Update.

    Hello Folks

    It has taken a while but I am finally in the varnishing stage with Felix's Canoe.

    http://i.imgur.com/SPCblI5.jpg

    The biggest part of the job was the stripping and subsequent...
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    Another Grand trip.Those river and loch sections...

    Another Grand trip.Those river and loch sections look like just reward for the portages :-)
    Cheers
    Alick
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    I have since discovered she is a Thomas Gordon...

    I have since discovered she is a Thomas Gordon build as I found a Gordon mark under the Rowland Ward plate whilst cleaning the decks.

    You can read about my progress with this lovely craft in my...
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    Count me in for the 19th :-) Cheers Alick ...

    Count me in for the 19th :-)
    Cheers
    Alick

    http://www.songofthepaddle.co.uk/forum/images/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by Dave B...
  9. Thankyou Gary I do my best and I think this is a...

    Thankyou Gary I do my best and I think this is a canoe that really deserves my best attention as it has managed to survive so long:)

    Cheers

    Alick
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    Nice One Nick Another memorable weekend at...

    Nice One Nick
    Another memorable weekend at Barton Turf. I've got about 200 pictures to sort through but I just had to get my Otter spotting blog up first.here...
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    Hi Matt Yes the one I did took along time and a...

    Hi Matt
    Yes the one I did took along time and a lot of heat.I used a heat gun as described and the canoe I worked on was being wide board and batten not covered originally with anything and was too...
  12. Felix's Canoe Restoration of a Genuine Antique!

    Hello Folks

    At the weekend I became the custodian of a beautiful old canoe that belonged to Felix Badcock who was a famous Oarsman and Rower who competed in the Empire Games.
    ...
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    Thanks matt I removed the glass from a 130 yr...

    Thanks matt
    I removed the glass from a 130 yr old Lakefield area canoe of unknown make that I was asked to re glass in clear a while back so I know what a pain that can be.
    When I did it the glass...
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    Hi Nick Yes I'm ahead of you and have started it...

    Hi Nick
    Yes I'm ahead of you and have started it on my computer:-)
    Cheers :-)
    Alick
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    Hi Matt I did a bit more stripping today and...

    Hi Matt
    I did a bit more stripping today and discovered the part as expected is under the decks working up to the stem!
    I like the look of a single stripe and have one on the Peterborough that I...
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    Hi Matt Yes the Canoe man's boat does look very...

    Hi Matt
    Yes the Canoe man's boat does look very similar I will have to ask him what size it is.
    I started stripping today spent about an hour on about a square foot ( as I would expect) and think...
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    Hi Matt I am now the proud custodian of a very...

    Hi Matt
    I am now the proud custodian of a very similar canoe to yours courtesy of its previous owner and my good friend Blott. I have not seen strickland on my labels but it shares many...
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    Nice One Nick! As always a cracking weekend in...

    Nice One Nick!
    As always a cracking weekend in a great location with good company.
    Cheers
    Alick :)
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    Looking good Nick like the new picture too!...

    Looking good Nick like the new picture too!
    Cheers
    Alick :-)
  20. Cracking Trip Guys! A fantastic remote feel...

    Cracking Trip Guys!
    A fantastic remote feel about it all.
    Cheers
    Alick

    www.woodencanoes.uk
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    Hi Folks Initially I wasn't sure I would be...

    Hi Folks
    Initially I wasn't sure I would be available for this paddle but when I checked my diary I had got Saturday free so was glad to be able to paddle a bit more of the Wey even though it is...
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    Hi All I will hopefully be there on time M25...

    Hi All
    I will hopefully be there on time M25 permitting!
    See you tomorrow
    Cheers
    Alick
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    Top job!

    Top job Sam well done.

    Cheers Alick:)
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    Nice One Nick I've been hot and cold all day so...

    Nice One Nick
    I've been hot and cold all day so I think I made the right decision though I am gutted to have missed a good day and the Chelsea Bun !
    Cheers :)
    Alick
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    Nice One Guys Another fabulous read just like...

    Nice One Guys
    Another fabulous read just like 100 paddle designs which I am thoroughly enjoying (Thanks Graham)
    Cheers:)
    Alick
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