Dickie's Laker in the making

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Dickie
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Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by Dickie » Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:21 am

Everything set up and ready to draw!
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Nails in.....Hmmmmmm how do I get the correct curve???
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Office binder clips work great with the size 18 x 3/4" finish nails
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Another view
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Yet another view just a little darker and spookier
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Ok, one more view.....
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Re: Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by Bemm 52 » Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:36 am

:shock: :shock: You've done this before :lol: :lol:

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Re: Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by LIGHT KEEPER'S KID » Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:52 am

I like the use of those type of clamps,Great Start :D

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Re: Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by OnkaBob » Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:37 am

Looks like you're having fun already - and it only gets better!

What size Laker is it Dickie?
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Re: Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by Dickie » Tue Sep 22, 2009 10:45 am

Its the 13 foot free plan. I want to see how this come out and I want to learn the "how to's" before I start a larger one. I figure if I can swing this with the free plans and it actually floats, purchased plans should be a breeze! I want to do a wood strip next.

Thanks for the replys, will keep loading some pics of the progress.
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Re: Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by Dickie » Tue Sep 22, 2009 7:06 pm

Where the heck did my big piece of wood go???? :wink:

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Re: Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by Oldsparkey » Tue Sep 22, 2009 7:24 pm

I like this one .. it looks like you have already epoxied and glassed it.

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Re: Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by Dickie » Tue Sep 22, 2009 11:07 pm

Secret ingredient added to the wood! Nah, just lighting. lol
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Re: Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by preacher » Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:19 pm

That is some nice looking wood, did you get to pick through it?

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Re: Dickie's Laker in the making

Post by Dickie » Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:45 pm

I did get to pick through the wood. Had some realy nice grain and there are no knots in the sheets at all. Has a reddish tint to the surface too. And you wouldnt believe the price. :wink:
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