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    Nice Work Elliot, and a big job to take on! I...

    Nice Work Elliot, and a big job to take on! I notice you are in England. Are you doing the restoration there and if so, how did the boat make it's way there? That would have to be an interesting...
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    Since Jack died, Joe has been working whenever he...

    Since Jack died, Joe has been working whenever he can, and that was regularly untill mid was through last year. Last I was there was late 2013 and Joe was a bit crook off and on. Leon is still...
  3. Thread: H28

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    H28

    Looks like a great project for someone
    Herreshoff H28 Timber Sloop needs new owner to complete restoration Md Nth Coast | eBay
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    Hey Tree Pirate, you left the au off your link,...

    Hey Tree Pirate, you left the au off your link, here you go...........

    Bronze and Brass Fasteners .com.au
  5. The Info Mori had on Adria was quite amazing....

    The Info Mori had on Adria was quite amazing. Such a great wealth of info there.
    Well work has begun. First up was a good cleanup inside the hull with a vaccume cleaner and I have been poking...
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    Wooden Boatshop Sorrento Wooden Boat Shop...

    Wooden Boatshop Sorrento

    Wooden Boat Shop
  7. I am hoping to contact the family's of previous...

    I am hoping to contact the family's of previous owners of Adria to compile a more complete picture her history. I first visited Port Lincoln in the early 90's and became very interested in Stenross...
  8. Adria's Story: Adria has a story to tell, the...

    Adria's Story:

    Adria has a story to tell, the story of all those who have crossed her path from the day her keel was laid. Well actually her story begins many years before with the person who...
  9. Here is a pic of the keel as she lay on the...

    Here is a pic of the keel as she lay on the trailer. You can see the bottom timber is straight but the top of the bottom peice cut in to fit the bend of the original keel.
  10. Thanks Wavedancer. What type of boat do you...

    Thanks Wavedancer. What type of boat do you have? Thanks for the well wishes, I will need all the luck I can get and a fair bit of advise from those who have restored a similar boat. There are a...
  11. I was born in Portland and my father , Port...

    I was born in Portland and my father , Port Fairy. He told me he would often visit the Haldains when they where building the Tecoma.
    Here ius a pic of Adria outside the shed waiting for the room to...
  12. Thanks Rob. It would be great to have you here...

    Thanks Rob. It would be great to have you here for the launch.
    .........makes me think of how much work I have to do, and my father's advice, make lists, break down to small manageable jobs and plan...
  13. The project has been on the backburner for quite...

    The project has been on the backburner for quite a while as circumstances in life often dictate. I am happy to report full steam ahead as we have compleated a move back to the Mornington Peninsular....
  14. Thread: 1932 Couta Boat

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    As It's not a couta boat, I doubt it will fetch...

    As It's not a couta boat, I doubt it will fetch that sort of price even if it's immaculately restored.
  15. ...............This one sold for $3,062.00

    ...............This one sold for $3,062.00
  16. Damaged Timber Ketch

    This might be a good option for someone wanting a restorer if the hull is ok......
    then again it might be more work than it's worth.

    Damaged Timber Ketch (eBay item 260779191618 end time...
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    Here is an interesting find re Stranger. There...

    Here is an interesting find re Stranger. There are some pics and details of stranger on this web page of a Uriversity Thesis student:
    ...
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    Thanks Rob, I will have to get both Garry Kerr...

    Thanks Rob, I will have to get both Garry Kerr and the Chapman books. When doing research for Adria i was sent some great info and copies of photos from the Stenross museum.
  19. Thread: 1932 Couta Boat

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    A netting boat is also of a shallower draft for...

    A netting boat is also of a shallower draft for access to the shallows eg in locations like Westernport, and the sand banks and gutters of Port Phillip.
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    Stranger is up on eBay again, this time with a...

    Stranger is up on eBay again, this time with a price tag of $3200
    By the way, i have no connection with the boat. It would be a great shame for this one to be allowed to deteriorate.
  21. Thread: Boat ribs

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    Just thought of this.....before you buy you...

    Just thought of this.....before you buy you timber. A visit to Joe Pompei yesterday reminded me when i saw the frame up of a boat he is building. I remembered quarter sawn or vertical grain bends...
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    I bet it doesn't sell at that price as not many...

    I bet it doesn't sell at that price as not many could arrange an inspection to see what you are really getting. The hull shape looks like she would sail pretty well. Someone should make a move after...
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    RS is a good option. The link below shows the...

    RS is a good option. The link below shows the rods and prices:

    RS Australia | World Leading Distributor of Electronics, Electromechanical and Industrial Components Your search for bronze rod

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  24. Thread: Boat ribs

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    When i re ribbed my 15 ft clincker, after much...

    When i re ribbed my 15 ft clincker, after much talk with local fishermen and a go at green spotted gum that i think was too thick for the size of my boat, I settled on using celerytop pine from...
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    Wooden Cutter 25 ft 'Stranger'

    Here is a little ripper....bit of work I'd imagine and it would be wise to have her checked out if you where serious.

    Wooden Cutter 25 ft (eBay item 250736809668 end time 13-Dec-10 22:09:55 AEDST)...
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    They look like "home made" bolts to me. The pic...

    They look like "home made" bolts to me. The pic reminds me of when a fisherman from Hastings, Danny Hall, was fixing his boat, new deck, gunwale etc, he was making his own bolts from copper rods. He...
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    Hi Rob, just loged in and saw your post. Still a...

    Hi Rob, just loged in and saw your post. Still a work in progress with Adria. Doesn't look much different but a lot of work has been done on ribs and deck. As for getting plans i don't know if the...
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    ...and the judge replies to the prosecution "Case...

    ...and the judge replies to the prosecution "Case dismissed! It aint no crime mounting a wench on the deck of a fine boat!"
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    .................and all the time the Judge was...

    .................and all the time the Judge was wishing he was there......:U
  30. Looking at two options at the moment. There is a...

    Looking at two options at the moment. There is a mobile crane at Horsham already organized for the job of lifting her onto the trailer or low loader. So the quest i'm on at the moment is to hire a...
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    What's your alibi....you'll need a good one!

    What's your alibi....you'll need a good one!
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    I think i can see a wench mounted on the...

    I think i can see a wench mounted on the cabin.....cool.
  33. Had a chat to Jo Pompei on the weekend and he...

    Had a chat to Jo Pompei on the weekend and he estimates the bare Jarrah hull and Oregon deck etc would weigh just under two ton.
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    Nice one. Looks quite similar to a boat my Father...

    Nice one. Looks quite similar to a boat my Father built in the mid 60's. We used it to fish for salmon around Portland harbor.
  35. PS Green Lake, just out of Horsham is as dry as a...

    PS Green Lake, just out of Horsham is as dry as a bone and brown, not green!
  36. She's not home yet but visitation rights granted....

    She's not home yet but visitation rights granted. She is a bit of a gift, sort of all the things i was looking for in a restorer in one neat package. Makes me glad i did not take on some other...
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    Thanks for the welcome. Thought i would update...

    Thanks for the welcome. Thought i would update the news on the boat in Mordy creek. Well the motor re build went as planned and we have been out fishing and putting about since April and we are all...
  38. Had a great trip to Horsham on the weekend and...

    Had a great trip to Horsham on the weekend and had a good look over the hull. The planking is all Jarra of about 20 mm thick. Very solidly built with large stem and stern posts.
    I'm wondering...
  39. She certainly looks good and appears to have many...

    She certainly looks good and appears to have many of the attributes i've been looking for in a restorer. I very neally purchased a crayboat that is presently moored in the Tamar in Launceston but it...
  40. The Axel Stenross Museum has sent a copy of some...

    The Axel Stenross Museum has sent a copy of some pics they have of Adria.
    They were sent to the museum by Gifford Chapman. The B&W pic is of Adria
    at American River on Kangaroo Is in 1957.
    The...
  41. Here are a few pics of Florence;

    Here are a few pics of Florence;
  42. Well i'm enjoying the reality check mixed with a...

    Well i'm enjoying the reality check mixed with a dose of humor......"Melbourne being such a dry and sunny place"....... well latley Melbourne's weather is getting more like that North of the Divide....
  43. Thanks Rob. It will be a lot of work but this...

    Thanks Rob. It will be a lot of work but this hull as a foundation is pretty good and has a lot of life left in her. I have been doing a bit of research and got some usefull info from Morri Flapans...
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    I think and old long shaft British Seagull motor...

    I think and old long shaft British Seagull motor would suit your boat. They are a bit noisy but are relatively cheap and very reliable.
  45. Thread: Boat history

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    I knew of a fiberglass sloop named Perrigrine...

    I knew of a fiberglass sloop named Perrigrine that was sailed from the UK. Fairly solidly overbuilt. It was moored in Mornington Vic and belonged James. ( i forget his surname ).
    Had a nice timber...
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    Mori Flapan's website is a good spot to visit for...

    Mori Flapan's website is a good spot to visit for a registry of boats and related info
    http://www.boatregister.net

    With a bit of quick reaserch i found out about the cray boat hull i have just...
  47. Restoration of an Axyl Stenross Built Cray Boat

    Well i've done it now. I have just purchased a Cray boat hull built by Axel Stenross of Port Lincoln in 1956. It's a canoe stern 30 footer and was removed from the water in aprox 1980 and sister...
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    Introducing myself

    Hi , Chris Hallam here. Have done a few years guitar building with Maton in the mid 70's
    and now my interest is with wooden boats. I have just purchased an 18ft carvel motor boat from Portland...
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