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Masting an 1850 Packet
- by Walter On Dec 18, 2014 - 12:48 AM
I am building a packet and am trying to figure out how to calculate the length of the various parts of the masts. Davis book (Ship Model Builder's Assistant) gives hints but he jumps around so much, 1770 to 1840 and nothing on merchants,I have trouble following him. The best I have been able to do is determine that with a beam of 38 feet the main mast should be about 85 feet overall but I don't know if that is correct or how to figure the length of the three parts that make up of overall...[Read More]
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My Dad's ol' Skiff Crabbing on the Choptank River
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I started this project on Nov 23rd, 2014. I wanted to try and make a type of skiff that I grew up on working crab trotlines in the summer with my father on the Choptank River in Maryland. (near the Cabin Creek) I tried to detail it the same way and with the same equipment like we used to have. (as far as I can
Most all of the details are hand made from scratch. A lot of trial and error but in the end I am pretty pleased with the results.

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