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That’s not an escutcheon plate Pops, its dirty old varnish where I removed the old lock. :594c04f0e761f_default_AnimatedGifVehiclessaily:

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RONDANAY is up for sale again polly

               the gentleman who bought her in 2013 passed away a couple of months ago

                      it is here,

               https://www.wayfordmarine.com/advert-category/motor-boat/

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3 hours ago, JennyMorgan said:

Paul, a piece of glass is good and easily replaced when it becomes blunt! 

I've tried glass, razor blades, stanley blades but nothing's as quick or gives as good a finish as a properly honed scraper. Nothing else can get that hooked burr which is the all important cutting surface. Despite the name a good scraper actually cuts, rather than scrapes.

I inherited my fathers full set of Record scrapers, straight, bevelled, gooseneck, concave and convex, all in their leather roll with sharpening file and honing tool . Still use them regularly.

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2 hours ago, Polly said:

That’s not an escutcheon plate Pops, its dirty old varnish where I removed the old lock. :594c04f0e761f_default_AnimatedGifVehiclessaily:

Blimey !!

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44 minutes ago, Paul said:

I've tried glass, razor blades, stanley blades but nothing's as quick or gives as good a finish as a properly honed scraper. Nothing else can get that hooked burr which is the all important cutting surface. Despite the name a good scraper actually cuts, rather than scrapes.

I inherited my fathers full set of Record scrapers, straight, bevelled, gooseneck, concave and convex, all in their leather roll with sharpening file and honing tool . Still use them regularly.

Hands on skills like yours are a rapidly dwindling resource. The IBBTC at Oulton Broad is hopefully training people of ALL ages, some senior, to develope these much needed skills, so we can carry on seeing traditional boats and boatbuilding on and around the Broads and around the country.

I say of senior age because my brother is doing the course at the moment, and he is 63.

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I looked at the scraper, Paul. Why is it hard to maintain? 

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21 hours ago, Polly said:

I looked at the scraper, Paul. Why is it hard to maintain? 

Something Doug taught me...sharp tools and the right tools for the job. I have two sets of chisels, planes, scrapers, basically anything with a blade in it Pauline. I keep one lot on or around the boat and the other lot is either in my car boot or in my workshop at home. The ones on the boat have a habit of getting chipped and generally abused, so tend to be almost useless. If I need to do some serious work, then the chisels come out of the car boot...BUT I keep a very close eye on them as sharp chisels attract the eye of those who like to chop through nails or open paint or varnish cans with them! When I've finished with them...they go back in the car, which is locked! :default_tongue:

Sharpening woodworking tools can get to be a hobby all on it's own and generates it's own set of tools!

 

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Gancanny thanks but I couldn't find  Rondonay. How much was she on for?

Poppy, thanks, just off to Screwfix. We will be in and out of EW next week, maybe see you?

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was paulines name and yacht, as far as i recall, she sold it in 2012

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4 hours ago, SPEEDTRIPLE said:

Was there a member of the forum called Rondonay, i seem to remember that name from somewhere?.

I remember the name as well. I suspect it was in t'other place though!

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Not my night tonight! Wrong again! It was Ronaldo in t'other place!  A good source for humour but sadly departed this world.

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Yes I used Rondonay as my login on NBF until we sold her, if Mike says it was in 2012 then I believe him lol

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this was created in 2012 dec, as you were offering a discount on rondonay

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We have taken the cockpit down to 120 grit and will take it further when its comes to finishing work now. 

Next objective is the cabin sides and outside coaming around the  

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Looking good. Have you still got an air-cooled hull or has all the planking/ribs etc been sorted now? I have still got a bottle of Shepherd Neame Brilliant Ale  for you, so you can pour a libation over the bows before she goes back in the water.

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1 hour ago, Polly said:

Air cooled:default_biggrin: and thanks for the libation.

is that a drink in a book storage facility Polly?

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32 minutes ago, grendel said:

is that a drink in a book storage facility Polly?

Unlike a wine list which is a book in a drinks storage facility 

 

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