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Nova Scotia's Southern Shore

After three days in Halifax it was time to push on down the Western Shore of Nova Scotia. We now had a dead line to meet. 806 more words

Summer 2014

slow goes it

I’ve been getting rather excited about the SCAMP build recently, and am anxious to get started. I do not have a timeline or deadline for the build but really am optimistically hopeful about having her ready by October and the Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. 419 more words


Hand work

Here I am fine tuning a plank bevel using a smallish handplane. Often times I find hand tools easier, faster, and more accurate than the power equivalent… not to mention more safe

delayed debacle

The kit has arrived. It’s been a bit dramatic. I traveled overseas, expecting the kit to arrive at a mate’s house while away. I’ll be building the SCAMP in his garage as I don’t have the space. 491 more words


Beating East around Cape Breton

We bid farewell to Newfoundland in the early morning twilight on August 22nd, a day shy of a month since we’d arrived. We took off unsure exactly what our destination would be but we did well and with lovely weather decided to continue 75 Nmi south to Ingonish, having previously visited the protected harbour on our way north. 835 more words

Summer 2014

The Thunderbird

I know I focus a great deal on the history of the Lodge and George Whittell and I realized I am very overdue for a post about the grande dame of Lake Tahoe, the  155 more words