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    It looks very nice Pete, you did a great job...

    It looks very nice Pete, you did a great job bringing the sheers together at the bow, smooth lines. Leland
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    I red-lined the Console Skiff plans for a bigger...

    I red-lined the Console Skiff plans for a bigger motor well to accommodate today's 4-strokes and steering tilt tube operating envelope then had to move 2 longitudinal beams on the plans that lap the...
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    The Console Skiff and trailer cost estimate is...

    The Console Skiff and trailer cost estimate is coming in at $15,000 versus $9,000 for the dory I built in 2001. 3/4"x4'x8' Hydrotek Meranti marine grade plywood $152.59 a sheet and $83.84 for AB...
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    Console Skiff build

    I got the plans, drew an expanded motor well in the plans and patterns for a 30 HP Suzuki remote, salvaged mahogany out of a Sea Knight frame kit to use for cleats. The cockpit is to small in the...
  5. Wind has been out of the north, humidity has...

    Wind has been out of the north, humidity has dropped and pecan is drying in the shed. The pecan cookies illustrate tangential/radial shrinkage for this juvenile wood we'll see how the cookie...
  6. I rough turned the boiled pecan burl pieces and...

    I rough turned the boiled pecan burl pieces and the gray mold has penetrated 1-1/2 inch deep into the wood. 50 degrees and 98% humidity outside is just to conducive to mold growth and I don't want...
  7. Finish turned 1 of the larger boiled pecan crotch...

    Finish turned 1 of the larger boiled pecan crotch bowls I had brought inside the house to dry and I love the figure, color and very minimal drying defects. I had put not boiled pecan bowl blank end...
  8. Finished turned boiled pecan bowls, sanded, bees...

    Finished turned boiled pecan bowls, sanded, bees was and mineral oil. I am very happy with the color and I know they would be a nasty gray color if I had let the mold take its course. I plan to...
  9. High frequency electromagnetic moisture meter...

    High frequency electromagnetic moisture meter indicates boiled pecan bowls dry in 3 weeks. I have minor cracking on 3 of 10 but it should turn out. At the first sign of mold I unwrapped paper and...
  10. Fighting a minor mold outbreak on the 10 boiled...

    Fighting a minor mold outbreak on the 10 boiled pecan bowls I brought into the house with distilled white vinegar in a spray bottle. No cracking but I did finally unwrap the bowls tonight since I am...
  11. Hi Michael, I am boiling it to kill the fungus so...

    Hi Michael, I am boiling it to kill the fungus so it doesn't turn the sapwood gray and it seems to be working some of my first pieces are down to 20% on the moisture meter now and no sign of gray. ...
  12. 14" pecan crotch bowls rough turned ready for...

    14" pecan crotch bowls rough turned ready for 1-1/2 hour boil in the morning and Cassiopeia in the Pecan shavings https://forums.coastsidefishingclub.com/styles/default/xenforo/smile.png
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  13. I boiled 8 pecan bowls today I am happy with my...

    I boiled 8 pecan bowls today I am happy with my setup and process. I wrapped them in shipping paper and put them in a cardboard box in the house to dry. Here is the video ...
  14. 210,000 BTU cooker arrived today, I plan to boil...

    210,000 BTU cooker arrived today, I plan to boil 12 pecan bowls Sunday after the wind and storm passes. I switched plans to boiling bowls after reading those great links JKJ provided in the other...
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    Thank you JKJ for the link to this great article....

    Thank you JKJ for the link to this great article. I think I need to boil my Pecan bowls after reading this article. The author did a thorough job of keeping statistics and comparing boiling versus...
  16. Cut Pecan live edge table top slabs today,...

    Cut Pecan live edge table top slabs today, milling Pecan smells so good. https://youtu.be/RsOSbHr2Gk0
  17. I got the 2 crotch Pecan logs broken down into 14...

    I got the 2 crotch Pecan logs broken down into 14 bowl blanks, I got the cookie trued up, Cassiopeia kept pulling my chocks I was using to keep the logs to be slabbed from rolling so I quit early...
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    Very nice that is beautiful. I will enjoy your...

    Very nice that is beautiful. I will enjoy your YouTube video. Leland
  19. Traded 3 turned Chinese elm mallets for Pecan log 20" dia by 16'

    My neighbor's Pecan tree split at an upper crotch so she had it taken down today and I was prepared with my Chinese elm mallets to swap for the Pecan log 20" dia by 16'.

    Looking forward to...
  20. I started milling into the Claro Walnut and...

    I started milling into the Claro Walnut and Chinese Elm that I had infused with Titebond II in vacuum bags and I couldn't be happier with the results. I paid attention to the outside temperature and...
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    419803 Edward it is not perfect and there are no...

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    Edward it is not perfect and there are no guarantees but I am a believer in boiling green fruitwood for 1-1/2 hour. A recent batch of Evergreen pear tangential/radial shrinkage 2.9 all of...
  22. Richard Coers the repaired bowls are not for sale...

    Richard Coers the repaired bowls are not for sale they are from trees with immense sentimental value and will be cherished in their families for generations. No repair no savored memories of good...
  23. Reed Gray and John Jordan, "Doesn't that frost...

    Reed Gray and John Jordan, "Doesn't that frost your bowls?" I got good penetration on all cracks, some did not fill because I lost my feeder. What is most amazing I thought they were wet when I...
  24. John Beaver, It was clamped 14.7 pounds per...

    John Beaver, It was clamped 14.7 pounds per square inch outside the bag, vacuum inside the bag, excellent penetration at glue line due to vacuum. Titebond sells a thick gap filling glue mostly good...
  25. Infuse Titebond II into crack bowl blanks with vacuum bag

    I used the Magic bags Walmart sells with my 3 horsepower Shop Vac.

    I made a glue puddle next to the crack to act as a feeder as glue got sucked into the crack when I pulled the air out of the bag....
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