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Old 02-10-2019, 03:56 PM   #1
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Lobster Skiff

My friend Snapper and I have been building a small boat for about three years now. Actually Snapper built the boat. I mixed epoxy, cut plugs, handed him tools and held things.

Today we went for a ride. It was wonderful!

Photos of the build at this link.
https://jmlynn.smugmug.com/Boats/Lobster-Skiff/
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Beautiful.
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Wow. What a work of art. I would be afraid to get her dirty or risk a scratch.
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Beautiful.
Thanks, you should see my legs, but what about the boat?
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Wow. What a work of art. I would be afraid to get her dirty or risk a scratch.
I had to drive it onto the trailer today. I was terrified!
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Now that's a real skiff.
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What he said! Anymore pictures?
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very nice Parks!
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I had to drive it onto the trailer today. I was terrified!

I bet you were. Especially knowing how much time and effort went into it.
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That’s a sweet ride Parks.
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Absolutely Beautiful!
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What a lovely boat. Reminds me of the timber skiffs here, a few survive, with one or 2 cylinder gas engines started using a leather strap around the flywheel, which we call a "putt putt". A labour of love.
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Looks like a beautiful job on that skiff. Jericho Bay? Looks about the right size.
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Park the boat is beautiful, you guys did a great job. Congrats.
Looks like retirement is agreeing with you, enjoy. Every time I go by HC I have to remember I won’t see you, all those years it had to comprehend.

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Nice job big time, beautiful. The shop and tools pretty top notch too.
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Looks like a beautiful job on that skiff. Jericho Bay? Looks about the right size.
Yes, Jericho Bay. Good eye.
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Parks. I love your choice of tools, Lie-Nielsen planes are the best.
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Nice job big time, beautiful. The shop and tools pretty top notch too.
Thatís Snapperís Shop. He is an amazing furniture making who wastes most of his time pretending to be a lawyer. The joinery on the boat is beautiful.
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Wow. What a work of art. I would be afraid to get her dirty or risk a scratch.
Fantastic looking.

A lot of skill and love went into building that boat.
Rule #1, you want to ride in that boat, bring a towel to sit on, all clothing is left on the dock.
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Parks. I love your choice of tools, Lie-Nielsen planes are the best.
Those are Snapperís. He likes quality tools. He really enjoys using hand tools but isnít a snob about it.
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