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      debenriver replied to the thread Steaming and laminating.
      Well yes it is like quarter sawn. If what you you can obtain is ships' decking (as I mentioned, often 2½" x 5") then it will likely...
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      debenriver replied to the thread Steaming and laminating.
      Right, I appreciate that on a motor yacht the bend forward does get quite tight, but even so I'd try dry first. The problem with...
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      debenriver replied to the thread Steaming and laminating.
      Oddly enough I never remember having to steam teak decking for swept deck planks – they always just went round without a problem. After...
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      debenriver replied to the thread Sailing Solo Round Britain.
      You know what – the whole discussion about whether going through the canal is truly "round Britain" or not is really immaterial. The OP...
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      Well I for one really enjoyed reading your original blog. I've sailed all my life and still sail regularly – and like you my next...
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      debenriver replied to the thread Steaming and laminating.
      We have two of them in our yard here in Rockland, Maine (Black Locust/False Acacia) – they are about 80' tall. Millions of small white...
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      debenriver replied to the thread Steaming and laminating.
      Yes! The Iroko logs in those days were very large – we used to have them air-drying in a meadow – some would be 40' long and 5' across...
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      debenriver replied to the thread Drilling holes in grp.
      Milwaukee DIAMOND MAX Diamond Grit Hole Saws start at ³⁄₁₆" and go up by 1/16" increments to ⁵⁄₁₆" then by ⅛" increments to 1⅜" – then...
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