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Monthly Archives: April 2012
Friday has brought to an end my immediate involvement with the building of the Heritage 23 Mackinaw Boat; tonight I will be heading to Detroit to board a plane to take me back to Scotland. I am certainly going to … Continue reading
After the excitement of the race to plank the boat, the hard graft of cleaning up the excess epoxy on the inside. It makes a big difference when you have 6 people on the job. At the current rate of … Continue reading
A reminder that Alec Jordan will be repeating his talk on Scottish Coastal Rowing on Thursday evening: Thursday April 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm Great Lakes Maritime Center 500 West Fletcher Alpena, Michigan 989-356-8805 The talk takes about 40 minutes, … Continue reading
A good crowd came along to the shop at one pm, including a gentleman sufficiently taken with the project that he drove 160 miles to attend last night’s talk on Scottish Coastal Rowing and to watch the turnover. I’ll let … Continue reading
Well, it looks like one now! The sheerstrake was glued this afternoon, and duly celebrated among the building team with a nip of Glenlivet (The liquor Store did not have Highland Park which is my favour tipple for boat related … Continue reading
More planking – we got 9 and 10 glued today. Tomorrow is the day for the Whisky Plank. We’ll have a tot when the last plank goes on tomorrow afternoon, then we’re going to have lie-in on Wednesday morning before … Continue reading