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New birdmouth paddle

Post by Patricks Dad » Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:25 pm

Here's a couple pics of a new birdmouth paddle I'm in the process of finishing. It took some effort to glue this blade together but it looks pretty good...

Several times in the past when I've been paddling that I wished I had a pair of binoculars handy to look at a bird (or whatever). By the time I got them out, the bird was usually gone. Having a monocular already in your hand might be convenient…

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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Kermit » Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:51 pm

Beautiful. :tu

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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by phiphiferry » Sat Mar 31, 2012 3:35 am

Yes, its really looking great.....

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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Patricks Dad » Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:04 pm

Here's a few birdmouth paddles Patrick and I have built lately in various stages of completion (the two on the left still need a few coats of varnish). I'll probably build one more before starting my next boat...

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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Patricks Dad » Tue May 15, 2012 8:38 am

I think I'm done with building paddles for the season... Heres' the final line-up (minus 1 already given away)...

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4 on the right still need varnish...

Average weight 16.2 oz.

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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by BearLeeAlive » Tue May 15, 2012 11:34 am

Those look great, Randy. You have me inspired to have to give it a go some day.
-JIM-

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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Cruiser » Sun May 31, 2015 8:42 am

Hi Randy,

I am getting the itch to make a couple of paddles, now that building season is here. I have eyed the designs in this post since I first came to the site, unfortunately the links seem to be broken now. Any chance for an update or new links?


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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Patricks Dad » Sun May 31, 2015 4:21 pm

Sorry, I've updated the links with a few pics (not sure they are the originals...)
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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Cruiser » Sun May 31, 2015 7:09 pm

Awesome, TYVM Randy

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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Jim Dodd » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:32 am

Something I need to do.
Very nice work ! Inspirational Randy!!

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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Cruiser » Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:33 am

Hi Randy,

I have actually done 2 paddles now and came back to look at yours again .... the links are broken again : (

Any chance they could be freshened again?


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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Patricks Dad » Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:45 pm

Sorry, It looks like individual facebook pictures can no longer be referenced with links... dang. Well, here's a link to one of my facebook albums that contains (among other things) a bunch of bird mouth paddle pictures (including a few new paddles I've built recently). No need to be a facebook user to see these.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 0c6d321bfe
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Re: New birdmouth paddle

Post by Cruiser » Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:01 pm

Thanks Randy

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