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Texas 200 2014: a Brief Introduction, Post 1

 Way back in the day my father built a boat designed by some guy named Jim Michalak. I was in college at the time and thought it was interesting that Bill built this boat. You have to understand that my … Continue reading

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Paul’s Boat Report

HI I apologize for never having done a sailing report. I wanted to include one now and finish up this section of my blog. Here is a link to an article at duckworks where you can find the report and … Continue reading

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Built and ready for a Splash

So it is Built!!!! But admittedly there is still the bending of the sails and final rigging to get done. I hope to get most of that done on sunday before I leave for Spain to visit some family and … Continue reading

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Penultimate Post

I should be blogging more often so you can see the process more. Oh well. So I have lots of pictures and want to finish the boat up this week. To the pictures we go. I flipped the boat and … Continue reading

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Mint

I have very few pictures for such a lot of work. But you don’t care how much sanding I did. (4 hours) Or what I decided to bondo or not out of vanity. (very little) What do you think of … Continue reading

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Nice Bottom

I Glassed the shit out of that bottom.  I gotta say it is the best job I have ever done. I flipped the boat and studied the lines. There are a couple of small misalignment here or there but they are so … Continue reading

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“the messy part”

So into days installment I show a couple of boat related things and then talk about my on going work with Paulsboat. First did you know i make survival bracelets? I do it as a side hobby while watching tv … Continue reading

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Bilge Panels Attached

And then I attached the bilge panels. well first rough attached them to see if there was any place I need to make them larger. Remember I left them 3/4″ over sized. They seemed to want to fit as drawn … Continue reading

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Gone 3D

Hi Friends, as with any good boat build, the builder looks forward to going 3D in much the same way we once salivated over getting our learners permit as a teen. It gives us a licence to really size up where this … Continue reading

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Bulkheads finished, Bottom Cut and Laminated

Hi A lot more pictures to look out and i will let them do the talking. Here is the transom. the drawings dont show it but I added a stern post for the rudder. I had a piece of Oak … Continue reading

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