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Caledonia Yawl – Chapter 11: Paint and varnish are complete. Let the rigging begin!

We’ve spent the last few weeks watching paint dry. Oh, and enjoying the holidays with our families. Finally the paint was hard enough for us to reassemble all of the interior parts – centerboard cap, thwart, side benches and floorboards. … Continue reading

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Caledonia Yawl – Chapter 4: Starting the spars

We picked up lumber to make the spars. We are fortunate to have easy access to Sitka Spruce. A small mill an hour from our shop brings logs down from Alaska and grades and mills the wood to our specifications. … Continue reading

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