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Greg Hatten and a Wooden Boat Proposal

Greg Hatten is our guest blogger today. Usually he writes about heart-stopping whitewater river journeys in his wooden boat, the Portola. Today’s post is about another kind of adventure, and it’s more heart-tugging than heart-stopping. 614 more words

Pendleton Woolen Mills

The Cause of True Love?

Gnu Gnu, as she is now known, has form if not substance, and she is beautiful in her  transcendence, but her metamorphosis from sleek  long planks of red cedar is in abeyance. 72 more words


Re-fitting the insides

It is not just the outside of the hull we are tackling.

Millie has been busy stripping the inside of Rafa. All along both sides of the hull internally, there are shelves and cupboards – and hundreds of screws. 54 more words

New Beginnings

After some 400 hours of pleasurable work, I launched my kayak on August 3rd. I’m very happy to report that my new boat meets all of my expectations. 256 more words

Wooden Boats

Time-lapse of the hull painting

Well it’s time for the first video on the Blog now! This short clip shows the process of stripping, sanding and painting the hull, up to the second coat of paint. Enjoy!

Longbow II

The only post later than the Royal Mail

This post is, unfortunately, the first in a long time. We’ve been working long hours day after day and the enthusiasm to write a post just hasn’t come… so there’s a lot to catch up on. 122 more words

Longbow II

Another new boat

No – I’m  still  not starting in the catamaran. Sorry. But, I am going to build a stitch and glue rowing dory. I have started a different blog for that build that can be found here: 29 more words

Boat Building