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Old 05-21-2013, 05:48 PM   #144
Tad Roberts
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City: Flattop Islands
Country: Canada
Vessel Name: Blackfish
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Originally Posted by Max Simmons View Post
Wasn't "Herself" built by the owner? I think I remember running into him up at Friday Harbor after reading about it in Wooden Boat. They had a wonderful article called "Mr. Gardens Neighborhood" featuring local (Vancouver Island) amature boatbuilders that were building designs by Mr. Garden. Kinda made it seem that he'd just wander by once in awhile to check progress and answer questions.
She was built over many years by her owner, Don Mossman, on the Saanich Peninsula. Wandering by and answering questions is one of the things a designer does, given the slightest encouragement.....
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