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Jim Dodd
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Show us your decks

Post by Jim Dodd » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:03 am

Seems quiet right now.
I've seen some real fancy decks over the years, and have enjoyed every one !
If anyone out there is interested in posting a pic of theirs, please do !
Mine are just plain Jane ash.

Thanks in advance !

Jim
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Glen Smith » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:23 am

Alright, I will get the ball rolling.
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Glen Smith » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:26 am

Minnie Miss:
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Glen Smith » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:27 am

6 foot display canoe:
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Glen Smith » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:28 am

12 foot canoe, figured walnut:
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Patricks Dad » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:28 am

Here's a few of mine..
Freedom 15 Bow
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Freedom 15 Stern
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Freedom Solo Stern
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Freedom Solo Bow
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1949 Ole Lind fishing boat
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Redbird Heads (bow) 1963 Canadian silver dollar - voyagers in a canoe.
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Redbird Tails (stern) US silver dollar (eagle above lunar surface)
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Jim Dodd
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Jim Dodd » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:42 pm

Great work guys !
I'm envious !

Jim
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Cruiser » Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:44 pm

It's my first one and not even installed yet, but I think you get the idea and concept.

This is the underside view, epoxied to save the bother of trying to do it insitu ( I am installing in the next couple of days). The extra pieces are to reinforce the deck and save me installing handholds for carrying around.

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This is the top view, the epoxy on the previous pic sure makes a difference to make the colour contrast pop, on this pic not so much.

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The curves are done to mimic the fore and aft hull shape, materials are the same as the canoe, cherry trim, cedar and basswood.

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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Jim Dodd » Sat Oct 26, 2013 4:33 pm

Way cool Cruiser !
These decks are pure awesome ! I know it would triple the time I spend on mine !
Thanks again guys ! Some real inspirations !
Jim
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by alick burt » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:33 am

Hi folks
Great designs so far here are a few of mine.
Reclaimed Mahogany and elm with maple stripes.
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Olive Ash with integral handles.
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Sunnyside Cruiser stepped deck in Sapele.
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Enjoy!
Alick :wink

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Re: Show us your decks

Post by AlanWS » Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:56 pm

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Here's a recent one of mine.
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Jim Dodd
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Jim Dodd » Sun Dec 01, 2013 9:41 am

Nice work Alan.
So far, I'm really impressed with what I've seen !

Jim
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Re: Show us your decks

Post by cff » Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:08 pm

My Rice lake skiff.
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Woods used in order from the center out.
Mahogany, Brids eye Maple, Black cherry.
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Ash gunnels and Ash dashboard.

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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Cruiser » Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:04 pm

I posted my deck before it got installed and finished, now that it's done, I think it looks some what different.

Anyway, this is a pic of the finished product, not perfect, but I am pretty happy with the way it turned out.

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And this shot sights down the boat, so you get an idea of what I was trying to achieve, a symmetry with the boat strip pattern.

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Re: Show us your decks

Post by Glen Smith » Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:33 pm

That looks great, Cruiser !

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