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Thanks Guys:

Again the whole purpose of me spending so much time doing theses videos was to hopefully inspire some people who have never done any wood working to give it a go....and those that have done some to stretch into something they maybe haven't tried....You don't need a fancy shop..all this could be done on a set of saw horses under a tarp somewhere.

Hopefully using the clock in the videos and showing how little time it really did take will also help convince some to try it. ..I haven't gone back and tallied the time all up but Im guessing around 10 hours total including install....at 90.00 per hour yard rates + 30 to 100 % mark up on materials that's easily a 1000.00 savings with the added reward and satisfaction of knowing you did it yourself....My wife has already lavished me with praise and kisses...I would not have gotten that for writing a check for it..

Let me repeat here that the only power tool you really need for this project if you purchase dimensioned lumber is a table saw.... and a cheap one at that with a good blade in it... every single other process can be done by hand ....that and a few good clamps will give you the same results I did....

Thanks to those whom took the time to post a remark or questions and comments...that means a lot to me, and keeps me going...I always have fun sharing what little I know about something and picking up other tips and tricks along the way....and always hope it truly helps someone else.

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Scott...does this mean she is back in the water ? I've not seen anything showing a launch. Did I miss something ?

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Scott...does this mean she is back in the water ? I've not seen anything showing a launch. Did I miss something ?

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Not quite yet Andrew....we are very close ...but for this yard ( La Conner Maritime services ) that means weeks...so I have given up on setting a date....it will be what it will be.
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The router with the formica bit (?) was brilliant! It's those kinds of little secrets that make a ton of difference.

As for cost - what would be the rough cost of the lumber (since I don't have a bunch of freakin' trees in my garage)?
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Not quite yet Andrew....we are very close ...but for this yard ( La Conner Maritime services ) that means weeks...so I have given up on setting a date....it will be what it will be.
Well make sure you let me know when it happens. One of these days old pal we is goin' for a sail on that girl......
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Well make sure you let me know when it happens. One of these days old pal we is goin' for a sail on that girl......
I wont let the day slip by ya womby...I promise....and Im holding you to that sail...
Shoot!.. she will be in top shape for you and the Wombets vacation here in another year or two...




Smack...Re: cost of materials.....Id just have to google it up myself....go for it.. ....But I always appreciate your words of appreciation my friend...Thanks for that...

If you ever get up this way I'll let ya carve your initional in the floor just like Mrs. Johnsons said you use to do to your school desk......
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As a tile and marble contractor for over 30 years, I love to watch the other experts do their work. We make it look easy, but it takes years to get the moves down. Anyone can do what we do if they take their time, and are patient in getting it right. Your video was well done and to the point, and naturally having the right tools makes the difference.

Very good work!
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As a tile and marble contractor for over 30 years, I love to watch the other experts do their work. We make it look easy, but it takes years to get the moves down. Anyone can do what we do if they take their time, and are patient in getting it right. Your video was well done and to the point, and naturally having the right tools makes the difference.
You make a very good point. I can do a lot of things. The problem is that I can't do them nearly as well, or as efficiently as someone with the skills developed over time. Example, when I decide to tile my bathroom, I could do it myself and the job would turn out 'ok'. OTOH, I'd rather hire a professional to do it as it will be done well and not takes months to get done.

It really is a pleasure watching someone work who is good at their craft. As Jiffy says, they make it look so easy.

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You make a very good point. I can do a lot of things. The problem is that I can't do them nearly as well, or as efficiently as someone with the skills developed over time. Example, when I decide to tile my bathroom, I could do it myself and the job would turn out 'ok'. OTOH, I'd rather hire a professional to do it as it will be done well and not takes months to get done.

It really is a pleasure watching someone work who is good at their craft. As Jiffy says, they make it look so easy.

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