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    Canoe made of chopsticks

    No, really.

    http://www.pinktentacle.com/2008/04/...le-chopsticks/

    Per
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    "all men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night....wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible."
    T.E. Lawrence

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    WOW, that takes patience. That is just crazy. I love it.

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    I thought gluing together 80-100 strips for my kayak was a lot of work.
    Gary

    "It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation which give happiness. " Thomas Jefferson

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    That is really kewel.

    Only thing is within an hour or so you want to go for another row.

    Karl
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    I wonder what the resin bill was for that puppy.

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    Cheap La choypolysoy sauce


    go ahead laugh all ya want.....

    http://www.springerlink.com/content/t875p2145803l840/

    Per
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    "all men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night....wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible."
    T.E. Lawrence

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    That man gets MY vote for the "recycler of the year" award!
    That canoe is inspiring on so MANY levels its hard express.
    WOW!

    thanks for sharing,
    Mike
    From the workshop under the staircase, Clinton Township, MI
    Semper Audere!

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    I wonder if anyone has contacted Guiness Book of World Records on this one?

  9. When I saw the heading I pictured maybe a small Ho or other scale but when I saw the actual canoe......WOW!!! Excellent work.
    Turning and Trains, now thats living

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    Just wait 'til someone in the toothpick industry gets wind of this story...

    Bruce

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Benjamin View Post
    Just wait 'til someone in the toothpick industry gets wind of this story...

    Bruce
    Or popsicle sticks...

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4157182.stm

    Kris

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    Don't give them any ideas! The next thing you know, someone will cover a fibreglass mould with epoxy, coat it with sawdust,recoat with epoxy and call it a wooden boat!
    Where are you BoB S. ? Are you and I the only ones left that know how to steam bend a frame and use a caulking iron?

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