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This is my forth build, after completing my last build the 18th Century Longboat by Shipways this should be an easier build for me. Although I did learn a tremendous amount my failures and successes on the previous build.
Way back in 2014 I picked up this kit at the local flea market for a few bucks. The contents were all warped and the plans missing, gone in some flood. So I said to myself why not try to put it together all the parts seemed to be there and pre cut , what can go wrong ? The sides the bulkheads the bottom the cabin etc all pre cut and obvious where which part mates to which part. So I put it together and it went OK just a few parts left over. I mentioned this on back in Oct 2014 here on the Forum about no sail plan and later got a package in the mail from J. F. from LA USA ( thanks again J. F) w
Hey guys I guess with the new website, my old account was de-activated. However, in that time my kit arrived from midwest products! I know some of you wanted to see what the kit looks like so I posted a few pictures before I actually start working on it. This is a nice little kit, having everything ready to go. If you are interested in this specific model, here is where I bought it. Enjoy!
Hi Mates. (Post #1 of my Sharpie Schooner Build Log) The purspose of this log is to repost my Midwest Sharpie Schooner build log. The project was my first build and the kit is considered an entry level project. The vessel is characterized by having a flat bottom and a skeg rather than a keel. I enjoyed the build immensely for many reasons. I had a lot of help from the forum while building the vessel and any success that I had along the way was in great part due to their kind and patient assistance. Photo 1 - Box art and kit components. The dr