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Old 08-20-2015, 12:23 AM   #2107
Crusty Chief
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City: Las Vegas/Portland
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Pairadice
Vessel Model: Selene 47
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 1,261
I'll add some pics soon, but I've been doing a canvas project on my boat for the last month. The LZ1 is an awesome portable machine and my sewing work station is nothing compared to yours. Great job on the desk refit. You still need more work space, LOL!
The Bimini, upper help cover, seat covers, dingy and the aft enclosure are done. Now that the big jobs are done, the cap rail covers, 3 hatch covers, windless cover and boom winches are on the list for next trip.
Your gonna need the taping attachment, a good snap setter tool and lots of clamps, shears and other important hand tools.
To be honest, I did canvas work many years ago, so take this with a grain of salt, practice and don't be upset with your first couple of projects. Take on a few easy projects and take your time. I've seen your work in all that you have taken on, and your tenacious attitude will come through. The sewing part isn't that hard, if you go at it slow and persistent you'll be very happy with the results.
Best of luck, and if I can help by pictures or explaining I'll try to help you!
John & Tracey
Pairadice S4714
" I can explain, but I can't make you understand"
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