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Old 02-12-2011, 07:41 PM   #1
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I'm not sure how many will get any use out of this, but the Admiral wasn't happy with any window covering choices and I wasn't happy with the ridiculous cost of 'marine' shades.* We found a source in France for different patterns of lace, which suit Delfin, or perhaps other traditional looking boats.* And they are cheap!* abut $50 per window, with compared favorable with the $1,100 per window quote we got from a specialist in such things.* The site is http://www.authentic-macrame.com/.

They're nice because you can see through them from inside, but do a good enough of providing privacy.

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Old 02-14-2011, 12:21 PM   #2
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$1100 per window?
funny how things become 5x or 10x the price when it is for marine use.

i like what you choosed, very classy looking and it still lets in lots of light.

first thing we did was to take all the "curtains out", we have external window covers made of a mesh, it is just perfect in allowing us to see out, but not so much seeing in and it does a decent job of keeping the hot mid day sun out of the saloon.
but it's not as pretty as this lace..


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I'm not sure how many will get any use out of this, but the Admiral wasn't happy with any window covering choices and I wasn't happy with the ridiculous cost of 'marine' shades.* We found a source in France for different patterns of lace, which suit Delfin, or perhaps other traditional looking boats.* And they are cheap!* abut $50 per window, with compared favorable with the $1,100 per window quote we got from a specialist in such things.* The site is http://www.authentic-macrame.com/.

They're nice because you can see through them from inside, but do a good enough of providing privacy.

[img]download.spark?ID=873973&aBID=115492[/img]
Carl,
I bet you can get a matching set of doilies to keep the beer mug stains off that beautiful Brazilian Cherry woodwork!

Oh come on I couldnt help it.... I have to take jabs at that beautiful vessel someway!

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OK, now I have purpose for my next trip to Provence.
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Old 02-14-2011, 09:29 PM   #5
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I bet you can get a matching set of doilies to keep the beer mug stains off that beautiful Brazilian Cherry woodwork!
Hey look Hollywood, if it increases the chances that She Who Must Be Obeyed will sign on for Patagonia, I'll wear nail polish, much less hang lace on the windows.

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I bet you can get a matching set of doilies to keep the beer mug stains off that beautiful Brazilian Cherry woodwork!
Hey look Hollywood, if it increases the chances that She Who Must Be Obeyed will sign on for Patagonia, I'll wear nail polish, much less hang lace on the windows.

Carl....

if I could get My Admiral to do the horn I would wear a thong made of that stuff!

of course I was just poking fun...

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Hollywood, if I make it to the horn, I will don a lace thong in your honor.* I will spare you the pictures, of course.
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Hollywood, if I make it to the horn, I will don a lace thong in your honor.* I will spare you the pictures, of course.
since we have previously met... I believe we would both be thankful to never see such a sight
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