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Jim Rogers

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About Jim Rogers

  • Birthday 09/03/1950

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  • Location
    Bremerton, WA, USA
  • Interests
    Scuba Diving, Underwater Photography, Wood Working, Model building

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  1. I drank Boone’s Farm as a teen. I am immune.
  2. I keep three month supply of food on hand in case of earthquake and I am on a well so all is good.
  3. https://www.shapertools.com/ My new toy. Basically a hand held CNC machine
  4. Are you sure the blade stayed put? I got rid of mine for that very reason. When ever I ripped a board the back end of the fence would loosen and the result was as you describe. I wound up attaching a clamp to the back end to keep it from moving but what really solved it was getting rid of it and getting my Byrnes saw. Zero issues with the Byrnes.
  5. I use blue painters tape and have never had an issue.
  6. Welcome Chris. Having built the Medway Longboat Myself I see no reason a beginner like yourself could not build it and come out with a beautiful result. The beauty of it is Chuck is always available to answer questions and there are quite a few build logs and builders available. I say go for it!
  7. For those who may be interested I printed the three pages of friezes the other day just to check colors and take a planking break. Been planking for over a month and probably got at least a week left. The following Vallejo Model Air acrylic paint matches perfectly with the friezes as printed on MY printer: the Lighter Blue shade = 71.113 Intermediate Blue the Darker Blue shade = 72.721 Magic Blue
  8. I removed the three bow planks on each side and I am redoing. The one I finished This morning has no gap. If that doesn’t work I’ll try the wood filler. Got to keep a closer eye on detail.
  9. Beautiful work Chuck. My planking is looking 100% better with the side bending technique BUT I still get these micro cracks between planks in the bow. I’m hoping the won’t be noticeable when the entire hull is closed up and you can’t see light

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