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Customer Projects Vol.58

May 22, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingBoat BuildingCustomer Projects

We have some talented customers! This is someone’s layup of there next project… Poetic Justice – an innovative idea by Bruce Obee of North Saanich, BC The dreaded miracle moulding has made a comeback as something useful—a drying rack for oiled fir. Sailboat by Roy Morford after selling his Acorn 15 he built this next (with meranti […]

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Customer Projects: Vol.57

March 24, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingBoat BuildingCustomer Projects

Apron Nesting Tables  By Paul Miller The walnut solids are ebonized with ferrous ion solution and the tops are identical four way matches of Walnut burl. There’s a Lumberjocks project post here. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/105156 And a build blog here. http://lumberjocks.com/shipwright/blog/series/7468

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From Air to Water

March 23, 2015 West Wind Boat BuildingIndustryShelley's Articles

In Memoriam My father (1919-2013) was born with salt water in his veins.  Boats were it for him.  And although not formally trained as a naval architect he was a self-taught boat designer and member of the Society of Small Craft Designers.  My childhood holds memories of him spending long evenings – night after night […]

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Customer Projects Vol: 55

November 20, 2014 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingBoat BuildingCustomer Projects

Herbert the Boat by Eric Letham Herbert is a Sam Devlin designed Candlefish 16 built out of Joubert marine mahogany using the stitch and glue method. Powered by a 20 horse outboard, it moves along nicely with two to three adults and a load of camping and fishing gear. The boat calls Shuswap Lake home, but has spent some […]

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FOR SALE: One Dream Too Many – $500

September 23, 2014 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingBoat BuildingMarine

Material to Build Two “Nymph” Canoes – Sold as one Complete Package – Includes: Drawings from Guillemont Kayaks – One Set (Value $90)          Wood Strips (Value $600): Sitka Spruce (55 strips) at 1/8” x ¾” x 12’ long Western Red Cedar (54 strips) at 1/8” x ¾” x 12’ long Sapele Mahogany (41 strips) at […]

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Hope Bay Boat Days

September 23, 2014 West Wind Boat BuildingEvents

Our longtime customer David McKenzie sent in some pictures from Pender Island’s Hope Bay Boat Days! He spent the day with the kids building these little gems…

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