mike's finished boat

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mike's finished boat

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It may not be a paipo board but it is wood and it floats
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A wee bit bigger project than an paipo, eh? Beautiful!!!!
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Aces Mike.
Did you build to a particular plan or by eye?
How are you liking the Greenland Paddle ?
Paipo surfer in repose,
Nose on the nose,
No grunting he-man pose.
See how fast he goes!
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love the paddle. the boat was clcboats.com plans wood duck 12' they also give a list of 100 curse words to use !!!!! and remember sanding is fun repeat after me sanding is fun.
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Mike- UNBELIEVABLE job, a work of functional art; the best kind. Congratulations...!
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Beautiful work, Mike.
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noice!
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Mike,

What will you be using this beauty to do? If I had only 10% of your talent.

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I use it to paddle around the bay and some lakes. " nothing is so much fun as messing around in boats "
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That's Beautiful brother Mike... Nice peice of ART.
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thank it was so much fun I might make one for my wife
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Mike,

How many hours of work do you estimate it took to build the boat?

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about 350 hours or so
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Thing of beauty
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If you make your wife one, it will be an excuse to spend hours in the shed making other stuff as well.
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you found me out
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Wow, that's amazing. The more I look at the photo the more details I see. Just beautiful.

Did you seal it with glass? Just the outside, or inside too?
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epoxied with 6oz S glass on top and bottom inside and out it wight is about 30lb
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beautiful man!
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