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  1. Thanks, it is good to have a revived interest in...

    Thanks, it is good to have a revived interest in completing Beth, I plan to use it around Dennes Point on Bruny Island where we have a place. The channel area adjacent to Bruny should be fun to...
  2. I'm back!

    OK, I don't normally like to revive old threads, however I did start this one, and my post is relevant, even if other posters may have moved on to other things.

    Time has moved on, in fact 10 years...
  3. How true (understatement of the year) He fits...

    How true (understatement of the year)
    He fits in nicely at the moment as you can see below, but I hope I have it finished before he's in college or it may be a bit squeezy. :please2:
    ...
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    Hi Michael, Points taken. The cut-down...

    Hi Michael,

    Points taken.
    The cut-down mainsail is intended for a second sail for my other boat, so its use initially on my Beth will just let me get out on the water a little quicker (that's if...
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    What a fantastic write-up and quality of build

    Thanks for the great construction log of your Beth build, makes my Beth look like a hack-job in comparison. Congratulations on the sail-making too!
    I won't try and make my own sails from scratch,...
  6. Not much progress on my Beth over the last 12 months, but my son is walking now,..

    I have managed to find at least some time of late to continue my Beth build.

    http://www.lveska.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Feb_1_2012.jpg

    The deck carlins were holding me up a bit, I have...
  7. I probably should follow the plans more

    Hi Robert,

    Thanks again for your encouraging words. I think my centrecase installation process is different and probably bordering on a bit silly :rolleyes:. I haven't created the centrecase...
  8. bulkheads are up

    I have taken a week off work during the school holidays, and in amongst helping to keep the kids entertained, I have also managed some more Beth construction:
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  9. Some more progress

    A little more progress on my Beth to report. A certain course of events conspired to reduce my building time over the last 6 months...:2tsup:...
  10. Thanks Michael, I will probably stay with the...

    Thanks Michael,
    I will probably stay with the sails as per the plans. Can't help myself from pondering "what ifs" though.

    Gee, block planes are a pleasure to use, I want more planes! First time I...
  11. A little background on my choice of a Michael...

    A little background on my choice of a Michael Storer 'Beth' Sailing Canoe.

    I have owned several trailer-able boats from 25' down to my current 15' Navigator. Small is better in my view. The...
  12. Thanks Robert, I have enjoyed your posts and...

    Thanks Robert,

    I have enjoyed your posts and have collected many of your construction photos. I hope to start cutting out the side panels tomorrow, will provide links to photos as you describe....
  13. BETH -Skippy- Building a wooden sailing canoe in Tasmania

    Hi,
    the first movements are finally stirring in my boat building garage. The construction of my Beth Sailing Canoe, Skippy will be documented at: http://www.boating.lveska.com
    I have already...
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