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My First Blog

Posted by darryl k. on Thursday, December 27, 2007

Christmas has come and gone. It was great ! Visits with kids and grandkids, celebrating the most important day in history.

Hope to have a bit of time in the shop between now and the New Year.  My other hobby is building wooden rowing and sailing boats.  I've a 14 footer in the shop right now, partially finished.

Photos of one of my boats is at 

http://www.woodenboatclub.ca/members'_boats.htm 

 

 



5 comments on “My First Blog”

mainejohn Says:
Thursday, December 27, 2007 @5:39:20 PM

Hello Darryl:  A natural hobby for a banjo lover! My son and I attended a class at the Wooden Boat School in Brooklin, Maine about 6 years ago. I own a wood and canvas 15' canoe made by Rollin Thurlow here in Maine. I've never made a boat, but I love the wood and the grace that wooden boats possess.

 

Cheers, John

tomthacker Says:
Sunday, January 6, 2008 @8:57:31 PM

Hi Darryl, I first caught the banjo bug while I was doing research on boat building and accidentally found info on banjo building. I haven't built either yet. My cousin gave me his canoe and I bought a banjo. Your boat is awesome.

festusbug Says:
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 @12:08:09 AM

Hi Darryl - nice boat! I've been hoping to build a clinker ply sailing canoe for a couple of years - the nearest I get is playing music at the tasmanian Wooden Boat Festival.

Check out these local links ...

festusbug Says:
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 @12:09:20 AM

Oops - nothing happened with the link button - I'll do it manually.

http://www.nedtrewarthawoodenboats.com.au/

http://www.australianwoodenboatfestival.com.au/

darryl k. Says:
Friday, February 29, 2008 @1:13:08 PM

thanks all.

hey festusbug, check out duck    www.duckworksmagazine.com 

I'm thinking of an "Indian Girl " next....so many boats, so much music, so little time !!

d.

 

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