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Project by shipwright posted 07-09-2019 12:25 AM 678 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t posted anything in a while. It’s not that I haven’t been busy, just hasn’t been woodworking projects suitable for project posting. I’ve been spending a lot of time bringing my new 1984 sailboat up to my standards and most of it has been either non-woodworking or boring woodworking.
Anyway I hate drop boards when I’m out sailing and much prefer doors so I made these to suit the boat and compliment the cockpit grate I did last summer. They are solid Teak which means only slightly more valuable than solid gold but since I’ve ruined it by making them fit only my boat, I think I’m pretty safe leaving them in sight. :-)

Thanks for looking

Paul

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/





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#1 posted 07-09-2019 12:53 AM

Great looking doors Paul, boat doesn’t look to bad either. Nice work.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#2 posted 07-09-2019 12:59 AM

Great looking doors Paul. I really like the design. First rate craftsmanship as usual :-)

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#3 posted 07-09-2019 01:19 AM

As all ways very nice Paul.

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#4 posted 07-09-2019 01:35 AM

Louvered and tapered, I’m guessing there was a little bit of tricky layout with these. They look great from both sides!
Every time you post something boat related I think I need a boat. Did I mention I know nothing about boats or sailing :)

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#5 posted 07-09-2019 01:56 AM

Always good to see your work!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#6 posted 07-09-2019 02:05 AM

Again, sorry about the triple post. iPad timed out all three times.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#7 posted 07-09-2019 11:01 AM

Very nice work on the doors, Paul!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 07-09-2019 01:22 PM

Nice doors.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#9 posted 07-09-2019 01:55 PM

alot of hard (FUN) work went into these beautiful doors and i would say well worth the effort GREAT JOB :<))) GRATZ TOP 3 COMING LOL

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#10 posted 07-09-2019 02:36 PM

Beautiful Paul! I love teak more than I love gold … lol! As always, you manage to put heart and soul into everything your tools touch. Have a fun sailing summer with your ‘new and continually improving’ boat!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#11 posted 07-09-2019 03:40 PM

Nice work as always, Paul.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#12 posted 07-09-2019 04:21 PM

Awesome work!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#13 posted 07-09-2019 06:18 PM

Very nice!
If you ever get the bug to cruise the Gulf of Maine and need someone to crew for you …. :^)

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#14 posted 07-09-2019 06:20 PM

Nice work on the doors!

-- Petey

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#15 posted 07-10-2019 01:14 AM

They look great Paul. Well done!

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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