woodbridge boat art

dylan winter

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went for a walk in woodbridge

Eversons yard - where they refurb and repair old boats has an art installation

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the sculpture does not float

and it has a story

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this is eversons

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the yard makes me happy every time I go past




 

dylan winter

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his is frome a sculpture trail boardwalk in stonehaven.

One of the works is a beautifully rendered cartoon fishing boat crewed by fish and crabs who catch men in nets and callously cast the humans into a hold or cram them in boxes




 

Kris Cringle

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1 hour ago, dylan winter said:

went for a walk in woodbridge

Eversons yard - where they refurb and repair old boats has an art installation



the sculpture does not float

and it has a story



this is eversons







the yard makes me happy every time I go past


I'm a fan of saw horse design. This one has design tweaks I've never seen. The thru bolt and I beam makes it fast to build and strong. It wouldn't have taken any longer to cut the tops at the correct miter and bevel,...but there I go, complicating it. 

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Rasputin22

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I'm a fan of saw horse design. This one has design tweaks I've never seen. The thru bolt and I beam makes it fast to build and strong. It wouldn't have taken any longer to cut the tops at the correct miter and bevel,...but there I go, complicating it. 

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Kris,

     Have you ever seen a Burro Folding Sawhorse? An elaboration to the one you commented on.

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Kris Cringle

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Kris,

     Have you ever seen a Burro Folding Sawhorse? An elaboration to the one you commented on.

No, those look pretty great! Small KD package yet capable for big loads. 

I quick-designed a lighter folding horse for fast set up and stowing, 15 years ago. I still have them in the shop and use and fold them up regularly.

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Not worth a patent though, too much work. Now you can buy them in plastic. 

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Rasputin22

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    Nice design Kris. When I first started apprenticing as a cabinetmaker, one shop owner spent about 5 minutes interviewing me about my lack of experience in woodworking and my interests and then looked down at his watch and set a 15 minute timer. He then took me into the shop and threw a couple of 2x4's, a bag of sheet rock screws and some scraps of plywood on a bench and told me I had those 15 minutes to build a pair of sawhorses.

    I got the job...

    I used that same hiring technique for many years and it is a great way to weed out the hackers from someone who can use their head and understands how to make the best use of materials to accomplish a goal. 

My first sawhorse was pretty close to this design. A classic pair!

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Kris Cringle

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A boat shop in Italy I screen grabbed. In Italy, you'll often find ancient arches instead of beams.

Real workplace, note the serious horses. 

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My harbor. I don't know if you could count the number of horses where 100 craftsmen work, nor the opinions on what makes a good horse.

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Jim in Halifax

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Sounds like we're working towards a Sawhorse Anarchy thread...

All good. I need to replace the decrepit pair sitting under my kayak so I'm looking for ideas.

 

Jim in Halifax

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The ones under Princesa in the photo above are basically what I have now. I like the wider tops on the horses in Rasper's picture. I'm sure I can build a decent copy of them, but if someone else has already worked out the BOM and the angles to cut, I'll take 'em!

 
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Kris Cringle

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The ones under Princesa in the photo above are basically what I have now. I like the wider tops on the horses in Rasper's picture. I'm sure I can build a decent copy of them, but if someone else has already worked out the BOM and the angles to cut, I'll take 'em!
The ones Rasper posted are a pretty common design. The son of the yard foremen at my local lumber yard builds them in the off season (he's a lobsterman) and sells dozens of them at the yard. $25 a horse. I've bought at least 6 of them. The boatyard buys them too now,..... :)  There goes the art of the saw horse..

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Kris Cringle

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These are my favorites. If what we have been posting are saw-horses, these would be Saw-oxen. The legs are 4X4" and notched to form a pocket and step for the 4X5" cross member. Gusseted ends and through bolted. 

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