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by Juneaudave
Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Glen Smith died
Replies: 6
Views: 6605

Re: Glen Smith died

Glen helped so many people create beautiful works of art and find skills they never knew they had His willingness to share his knowledge, his encouraging words, and patience will long be remembered. RIP Glen...we will surely miss you...
by Juneaudave
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Glenn (Monday is the day)
Replies: 6
Views: 2340

Re: Happy Birthday Glenn (Monday is the day)

Have a GREAT birthday Glen!!! We are wishing you the very best on this happy occasion!
:tu
by Juneaudave
Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: Boat-Building Tips & Techniques
Topic: Squeegeeing alternative?
Replies: 23
Views: 25708

Re: Squeegeeing alternative?

Interesting...I would be carefull to make sure the glass wasn't floating. Other than that, let us know how it works!
:thinking
by Juneaudave
Fri Jul 01, 2011 11:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: From Finland - Returning - Saying Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 4479

Re: From Finland - Returning - Saying Hello

Hey Heiki! How's the new home? All settled in I trust. Hope you had a nice solstice!...Dave
by Juneaudave
Sat May 28, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Fnished Canoe and now I have problems
Replies: 3
Views: 1305

Re: Fnished Canoe and now I have problems

Seems strange to have it show up in the 3rd and 4th coats...How are you heating your workspace? Any chance of constimination from a diesel stove of something?
:thinking
by Juneaudave
Sat Nov 20, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Glassing tomorrow morning. Wish me luck!
Replies: 9
Views: 2304

How exciting!!! Have fun!!!
by Juneaudave
Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:42 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Rice lake skiff. Outer stem: Install before or after glass?
Replies: 3
Views: 1315

I don't think things are going to fall apart without the keel. But the inner keel provdes structure and an attachment for the floorboards, and the outer keel is important for rowing (maybe not so much for a motor, I don't know...).
:thinking
by Juneaudave
Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:39 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Glue for solid wood transom
Replies: 7
Views: 4636

Thanks cff...I think you will find the Rice Lake pretty easy to strip. The shape doesn't really torture the strips like some canoes do. I was looking over my pics, and it looks like I went with 1.5 inch strips for the whole thing. except for some accent strips. That size strip looks appropriate for ...
by Juneaudave
Thu Oct 07, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Glue for solid wood transom
Replies: 7
Views: 4636

Hey cff...Welcome in from the lurker world!!! In the for what it's worth, I have had a Rice Lake for a few years now that I run with a 3 hp and haven't had problems. I made my transom out of mahogany, glued up with carpenters glue, and glassed on both sides, The area I have the most concern with is ...
by Juneaudave
Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Is 9oz. fiberglass cloth too heavy for my Rob Roy?
Replies: 11
Views: 2580

My experience with 9 oz is that it is very hard to wet out even if you warm the epoxy. The test panel is a good idea...but a small panel might not give a a good "feel" for how difficult it is going to wet out. I do like MAS slow though...working alone, you have plenty of time to get things right and...
by Juneaudave
Sun May 23, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Extreme Veneering
Replies: 9
Views: 2346

Sweet!!! Any pics of the vacume setup? :applause
by Juneaudave
Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:58 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Guideboat rib and stem drawings
Replies: 1
Views: 928

John...That is extremely generous. I can't tell you how much your website and advice is valued...Dave
by Juneaudave
Sun Jan 17, 2010 11:05 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: fiberglass
Replies: 32
Views: 6435

Congratulations!!! Nothing like your first epoxy job! Looks great! You should be so proud!!!
:applause
by Juneaudave
Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: fiberglass
Replies: 32
Views: 6435

I would order some 60" - 6oz plain weave from Raka or other supplier...Raka Cloth... The Raka guys are pretty quick and the cloth comes rolled...Dave
by Juneaudave
Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Freedom 15 complete and Launched!! (warning-long post)
Replies: 5
Views: 1682

Beautiful canoe and great craftmanship. I'm sure this will be an heirloom for your family! :applause