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Old Mar 02, 2010, 08:27 PM
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Welcome aboard hope your home sickness go's awy soon.

I'm am useing the drawings for the C.A.Thayer for this build, the same ship as the Wawona. And your right about good drawings, that's way I am useing them.
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Old Mar 03, 2010, 12:24 PM
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Eh, it comes and goes. Usually the worst in the spring time. We're planning a trip back this July, so that should tie me over until next year!

Thanks for the welcome though. I figured I've been lurking long enough. I ought to head over to "Dock Talk" and make a formal introduction.

Was really getting into all the history and had myself talked into taking a day trip out to see her, then I found this... What a drag. Might have to head over and check out the Center for Wooden Boats anyway.

Dave
Old Mar 04, 2010, 07:56 PM
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Yes the Wawona is gone, but we can still build her.
Old Mar 07, 2010, 02:37 PM
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Yes the Wawona is gone, but we can still build her.
They do live on- as long as there are model builders...
Old Mar 07, 2010, 10:18 PM
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I got the stern locked into place, after looking at the picture, I thought the stern post was not stright, But it's not must be the angle I took the pic
Old Mar 19, 2010, 11:16 AM
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I've been working alot so have not had much time to work on the hull, but I was able to get up the sides a bit more, still need to come up about 3/4" on the bow and stearn, then I can fair her out for glassing.
Old Mar 19, 2010, 09:12 PM
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she realy is big, very nice.
Old Mar 19, 2010, 09:26 PM
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That's an impressive hull, I am looking forward to the rest of you'r build.

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Old Mar 19, 2010, 11:59 PM
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Thanks guy's
Yes she is big but for a 3 masted schooner she's not that tall, so I don't think I'll have a problem in transport, It's the loading and unloading that maybe a problem.
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Old Mar 20, 2010, 12:10 AM
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You are making great progress!
Old Mar 20, 2010, 12:15 PM
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I would be alot further, but I have to do that work thingy.
Old Mar 21, 2010, 09:46 PM
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Looks good dad


I have to get down there and see it in person...moving right along on the ship...time i get down there youll probably have it in the water floating around.
Old Mar 21, 2010, 10:10 PM
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I don't think so, the hull is the fast part, the tricky bit's are just around the corner.
Old Mar 23, 2010, 01:31 AM
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...the hull is the fast part...
True words of wisdom... you've built a few boats I'm guessing?

The small details take forever... maybe they are never really done!
Old Mar 23, 2010, 05:20 PM
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Very nice looking build Ropanach. You planking patterns look great and the size is awesome. Bet she'll look super in the water. Pete


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