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  1. magic wine bottle holder

    This is the first one of these that i have tried to make and I am pretty sure this will be this years xmas presents that I send out. This is made from maple that has a little birdseye in it but not much as well as purple heart and some mesquite. The hole is 1 1/2 " wide and the center of the...
  2. Jet 14 #196

    This was my first boat restoration. I had helped a friend of mine restore two Thistles and his Jet 14. They are both wonderful boats. The hulls are hot molded plywood which was used during WWII to build some British aircraft. The decks and bulkheads are marine plywood and the internal...
  3. Outrigger sailing canoe

    Here is a summer project from two years ago that I never posted. It is a skin on frame outrigger sailing canoe. The frame of the canoe is made with white oak ribs and larch for the gunwales, keelson, and chines. The seating platform and outriggers are douglas fir. The skin is nylon with varnish...
  4. Sailboat handrails

    My old sailboat needed new cabin-top handrails so I made these last winter. I wanted handrails beefy enough that they would hold under the weight of an adult man hanging from them in storm conditions. That meant both that the wood needed to be thick enough to withstand the strain and also that...
  5. Catspaw and Sylvester

    These are two little cats that I built in the early 80's. Catspaw was my own boat for several years and Sylvester was built for a client. Her second owner was Will Millar, lead singer of the Irish Rovers, who wrote about her in his book "Messing About in Boats" and which I last saw at the...
  6. Wooden Boats

    These are 3 boats (2 kayaks and a sailboat) that I built as my first projects made about 18 years ago before I really got into woodworking. The plans came from Woodenboat magazine, at the time I lived in Gmunden austria on a lake and a farmer had given me space to work. What fun to build, boat...
  7. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    Time Out! How about a nice sail to Hawaii from Los Angeles... and back...? ... and it will only cost you about 1/2 hour! :) I felt like I was right there in the boat with this guy! Awesome trip! Was worth watching… Hope Y'all enjoyed like I did!
  8. Wood & Lumber
    This is just a quick forum I had to mention because I thought it would be a great idea. We all come across identifying wood here and there and it can get very confusing. SO… why not have a page on LJ's of all the types of woods and trees with pictures and facts on how to classify them? Meh, just...
  9. Blogs
    Not really the beginning.... First of all, thanks to Trifern and Max for beating me to posting anything. They've given me welcome comments before I could do anything! Been reading this site daily for a couple of months now inspiring myself to build again…. So I'll start with a work in...
  10. Blogs
    The Smaug Blog: Wood Boatbuilding 101, A Trip to the Sawmill To those of you who have requested more photos and explanations of my boatbuilding days, thank you for sending me into my stacks of old photos and allowing me the enjoyment of remembering a youth spent doing what I loved and creating...
  11. Blogs
    Why a PDR? First steps... Why a Puddle Duck Racer (aka A PDR or PD Racer)? Check out this great resource on the pdr site: http://www.pdracer.com/site-map.php A few weeks ago I made a big decision…to put my Weekender Sailboat (see blog on 1st sail boat here...
  12. Finishing
    Earlex 5500 Super Sale with 2 tips ... and FREE SHIPPING! $319.99 Must enter the code FREEDOM2012 in the customer notes window at checkout While in Stock… This is really exceptional… if you've been thinking about this, this is a good time to snag it! Good Luck!
  13. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    Greeting fellow woodworkers. I am shopping for a planer for my garage shop and came across this ad. This would be my first planer and don't know what to look for in a used planer. when I vist the seller I will ask that he run a piece of wood through it so I can see if the blades are sharp...
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