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  • Birthday 01/27/1962

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  1. Thanks so much for the nice notes Popeye and Lawrence and also for the terrific rigging tip Lawrence - much appreciated ! & thanks for the Likes ! Progress being made on the Pushboat - next up will be the propeller & shaft, rudder and engine cover and some more painting. -thanks for looking.
  2. Beautiful ! -very nice work and nice pictures ! Late to the party but look forward to following along 😊
  3. Very nice work - & and always fun watching work being done on a beautiful Tamiya kit. Look forward to following along.
  4. Thanks so much for the very nice notes Joe and Popeye ! - and thanks for the Likes. A different view !( with assist from a small sponge 🙂 ) - as doing some preliminary work on the Boom and the Boom Jaws. Hope to get some work done next on the Push Boat. Thanks so much for looking -
  5. Wow -amazing work ! - look forward to following along.
  6. Very nice work - look forward to following along !
  7. Thank you so much for the very nice notes Lawrence and Popeye ! It's great to have The Willie L.Bennett back on the workshop bench. For the first time - a view of the overall Height ! The Mast, temporarily placed, was built-up at the base to get the octagon shape -and then Masthead Band added to top . Added the Main Sheet Horse using 1/16" rod which was flattened at ends for small holes so that it may be "bolted" to transom ( eyebolt wire ) . 3/64" rod used for brace across. Blackened afterwards. The Jib Traveler added to the Bow using supports at each end. Blackened. Next, in addition to some more work on the mast, will be starting on the boom... or, even some repair work on the Rudder as its getting a little beat-up ( :vD ). Thanks for the Likes & thanks for looking -
  8. A new look to my Chesapeake Bay SkipJack -- Willie L. Bennett ! Masked off and painted the thin orange decorative stripe ( phew ) , & added the trailboards and the eagle figurehead. -oh, thought I'd add a very rare view of the Port side ( :vD ). Thanks so much for looking - and for the previous Likes !
  9. Phew ..... a few pics of the completed blackened A-Frame. Currently the Wheel box & Cabin are attached to the deck. Thanks so much for looking -

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