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#286705 - 04/17/17 01:08 AM Building with Children  
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Many years ago I had some pics on Geocities showing different types of boat building that I'd played around with.
Geocities is long gone but yesterday I stumbled across a replica of what I had and below is a link to
some pics of a build I did with my eldest son when he was just 13yrs old. (17 yrs ago)
This is just some pics I had up on chined construction.

BTW:- We still have the boat stored in my garage hanging from the ceiling.

Chined Construction


Last edited by phill; 04/17/17 01:40 AM.

I know that the voices in my head aint real,
but they have some pretty good ideas.
There is no such thing as a quick fix and I've never had free lunch!

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#286788 - 05/11/17 09:28 AM Re: Building with Children [Re: phill]  
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very cool!

my dad can't even operate a pencil sharpener - let alone build boats


Mn3
#286793 - 05/12/17 10:30 AM Re: Building with Children [Re: Mn3Again]  
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nice work. I've had my youngsters help out occasionally with ship models which can be fun. Haven't had time or space to consider larger craft like that but I can see how something like that instills pride...


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#286799 - 05/13/17 12:38 AM Re: Building with Children [Re: waterbug_wpb]  
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Jay,
At the time I wanted to teach my son that taking on a project and finishing it had rewards.
I think he got a lot from that project and loved the boat.

Last edited by phill; 05/13/17 04:07 AM.

I know that the voices in my head aint real,
but they have some pretty good ideas.
There is no such thing as a quick fix and I've never had free lunch!


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