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Stu Dapples

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About Stu Dapples

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  1. My newest project

    Thanks Bob, Everything looking good with the stick in. Cheers, Stuart
  2. My newest project

    It's Wednesday here (which means that I have waited a whole extra day for the boat to be splashed ), so am looking forward to seeing some pictures soon, please... (assuming that everything has gone to plan and gone well, which I am sure it did). Stu
  3. My newest project

    Thanks Bob, Looking good. I, too, can't wait to see the wrappings come off. Cheers, Stu
  4. My newest project

    Thanks Bob, That will tide me over for another week. The boat is really starting to come together beautifully, and it looks fantastic (to my eye). I really do like the timber trim on top of the gunwale. Cheers, Stu
  5. My newest project

    OK, it's Thursday here, which means that it is Wednesday there, which means I am currently waiting my next photo fix. Please....
  6. My newest project

    Thanks for the pictures Bob. Great to see things coming together in boat #1. To me, projects become more interesting when they get to this stage as all sorts of things start coming together quite rapidly. Cheers, Stu
  7. My newest project

    Hi Bob, Thanks for the photos. A quick question. Looking at the detail shot from inside the transom, what will be going in the square hole/cut out? Those are quite sharp internal corners so I am guessing that there will be something "melded" into it so that there will be no stress concentration. (I know, I could go and look at a plan waaaay back up the thread, but hey, I'm lazy ). Cheers, Stu
  8. My newest project

    Hi Bob and Boomer, Thanks for the photos. Great to see the progress on the boats. I am looking at them on my laptop, and it is fun to turn it upside down to see that second hull up the "right" way. It looks beautiful. Cheers, Stu
  9. My newest project

    Just sitting here, waiting for the pictures to roll in...
  10. My newest project

    Thanks Bob, really appreciate the update. Stu
  11. My newest project

    Thanks very much Bob. We appreciate the pictures.
  12. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    Can I just say ... Pictures, or it didn't happen
  13. My newest project

    Hi Bob, Great to have you back. Thanks for the update. I really enjoy seeing what is happening. Cheers, Stu
  14. My newest project

    Balsa, by definition, is a hardwood. Yew a softwood. Good old english language, huh? Never inconsistent... much.
  15. My newest project

    One of my lecturers at varsity told the story of two workers, one with an always messy desk. One day, at the end of work, the neat, tidy person prepares to go home and clears his desk. He looks to the other guy and says "tidy desk, tidy mind." The other guy looks up, looks at his desk and says "Empty desk", and keeps on working. Stu