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Oh, if you want, I can draw it out on packing paper to the size and mail it to you. All you would have to do is trace it to the wood and cut/build.

that would be awesome...
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fishfighter
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slackhouse


email me at pirougebuild@gmail.com

Send me your home address. I will try to get this done Thursday if I pick up some. Been under the weather again.


LongDuckDong
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Prayers that you get to feeling better soon, Fish. Scotch always helped me feel better quickly. Of course, I did end up in AA.

All the best from Team Dong!


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Spankum
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Oh, if you want, I can draw it out on packing paper to the size and mail it to you. All you would have to do is trace it to the wood and cut/build


fish, have you thought about boxing this type of thing up and selling it?...maybe even include a video tutorial showing the key steps as you make one...

may be a way for you to make a few dollars while sharing your craft with the world...


fishfighter
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re: The second pirogue build is on
I been kicking the idea around some. I can offer a full size lay out of the sides and make a set of bow stems and sell that say $20 plus shipping for OB members.

All one would have to do is trace and cut.

Maybe BP could shed some light if he ever finishes the video he was putting together, I could cut him in. If not, in the near future, I will be having my SIL and a nephew over for a build and get my daughter to video the build.

With the cost of medical expense, I sure as hell could use the extra money these days. More then half of my monthly income goes to that now.
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Bleeding purple
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Fish looked at the videos again yesterday. Nearly 9 GB of data.


I will have to have someone else edit them and stitch them all together. I have no idea how to do it nor the time to figure it out.

My first guy who said he could do it returned the SD card to me 2 weeks later with a shoulder shrug.

If you do re tape it you need to make sure the audio is good. A lot of the videos you are very hard to hear.



FWIW I think your idea would sell well. Hell people sell patterns for simple box style dog houses on ebay.

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TexasTiger89
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This is one of the most interesting threads I have read on TD. Really cool.


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mcpotiger
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Fish. Been watching the thread with keen interest. Living in Missouri now but moving back home to LA in August. I would certainly pay for a set of plans. Always wanted to build one..


doublecutter
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Yeah Fish, you can count me in on a set of bow stems, plans, video, etc


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eng08
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Hey guys, how did you all scrape off that extra glue under the rails? I tried with a small putty knife and it's removing the wood too.


Tigerpaw123
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Louisiana
Member since Mar 2007
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A combination of a chisel, sandpaper, angle grinder, orbit sander and just plumb meanness

ETA: got mine hung up under the carport this weekend, wife bought me 2 badass cypress paddles , got them stained and one coat of varnish this weekend also
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eng08
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Yeah I think i will need to flip it over and break out all of my tools.

Did any of you use a planer to finish off the top rails as well?


Tigerpaw123
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In spots I used a planer, but my rails were pretty even with the sides (thanx Sunday crew) I mostly used an orbital sander to round them off and fine tune the height


Tigerpaw123
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If you are working on it on the weekend , I would be happy to come help?


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eng08
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Yeah, I was expecting to do the rails, imagine my surprise when I picked up the boat and rails were on it and seats in it.

Thanks to all the Sunday guys.


Bleeding purple
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eng use good eye protection with that glue chiseling. It tends to shatter off.


lsu480
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I never come to the OB but for some reason this thread was very interesting to me and I spent all morning reading it, you guys are AMAZING! They all look great but this one is my favorite:



nolaks
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I'd be in for stems and templates


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Pepperidge
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re: The second pirogue build is on
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In spots I used a planer, but my rails were pretty even with the sides (thanx Sunday crew) I mostly used an orbital sander to round them off and fine tune the height



anytime...

we are eventually going to finish CDaniels and DaHammers pirogues in Folsom...just waiting for them to set a date to see if I can make it...

I would Imagine the more the merrier, but anyone interested would have to ask Hammer as it will be done at his place...

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Yeah, I was expecting to do the rails, imagine my surprise when I picked up the boat and rails were on it and seats in it.

Thanks to all the Sunday guys.



my son Andrew backed up most all those Sunday nails...
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Bleeding purple
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re: The second pirogue build is on
Has anyone caught the first fish from their fishfighter original pirogue?


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