jeremiah stymer
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Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
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So here are some new pics of the bpoat i've been building.  Problem is i am transfering to Kings Bay Ga.  Cant take it with me. i have 2 gaoolns of high grade slow cure epoxy, 12 yards or so of 8oz…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by jeremiah stymer Mar 24, 2015.

Help how do i do this. All the tools and no experience.
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Wooden Boat project.  Light weigh mkinzie river dory.   i tore of the botom,  the plastic was cracked around every screw and it was starting to rot and bow up. so i ripped it of along with a layer of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam "Dutch" Gottschling Nov 13, 2013.

 

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jeremiah stymer posted a status
"So its been about 3 years since my last post. Been in Geogia. New porject pics to follow.,"
May 29
jeremiah stymer commented on Ross Duncan's photo
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"Where did you get the blueprints for this one?"
Jan 23
jeremiah stymer commented on Rick Newman's event 2015 McKenzie River Wooden Boat Festival
"Will do.  I'm bringing my two girls, 6 and 3, and they are excited too.  I cant wait to see the other boats and all the craftsmanship.  See ya there. "
Apr 23, 2015
jeremiah stymer commented on Rick Newman's event 2015 McKenzie River Wooden Boat Festival
"Soo, My boat is not completely finished, but i'm bringing it anyway.  I cant wait to see the other boats there and just hang out.  Can I just go straight to the Lodge and park it on the lawn on Saturday morning?  I still got the…"
Apr 23, 2015
jeremiah stymer replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"Awesome. That will.do me for what i need thanks."
Mar 24, 2015
Warren Gibbs replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"The oars are 8'6, sitka spruce, the wraps start about 24 inches from the end of the handle. I made them about 22 inches long and put the button about 29 inches from the end of the handle. Seems to work well, but will have to wait until we hit…"
Mar 24, 2015
jeremiah stymer replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"Hmm"
Mar 24, 2015
jeremiah stymer replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
Mar 23, 2015
jeremiah stymer replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"Beautiful boat brother.  I hope mine turns out just close to your.  Question for you.  Your oars.  how long, and at what measuremtn does the wraps start and end.  Trying to get mine started. The wife if finishing up the oar…"
Mar 23, 2015
jeremiah stymer replied to Zach Miller's discussion Any one have a clue about this boat?
"Nice,"
Mar 23, 2015
Warren Gibbs replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"I posted a few pictures of a square ender that I recently launched that I built from a kit from Ray's River Dory. I changed some of the wood that was in the kit and spend way too much time on the interior bright work.  The anchor mount is…"
Mar 23, 2015
tungsten replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"It does say right on the west container about how much to mix,2 tablespoons per 8 oz I think?Mixing too much graphite in will make it brittle. Mix in a little cabosil for some abrasion resistance,"
Mar 20, 2015
craig curtis replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"I think the west system graphite is 10:1 but table to 1oz sounds right cause that's what I measured mine with. I did multiple layers of epoxy/graphite on my first boat and will do the same on this one. I had three rotten ribs, both inner chines…"
Mar 19, 2015
jeremiah stymer replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"So i am trying to finish the last coat on the bottom with a graphite dope but i hit a snag.  Do i put a last coat over the glass then a layer of graphite mix or just the last layer of thick graphite mix and let it stand?  any thoughts on…"
Mar 19, 2015
jeremiah stymer replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"Hey thanks a lot man,  That is really encouraging.  I wouldnt start on the better sahpe thing yet.  I have a long way to go,  i put a screwdriver through the side of it with ease under the upper rail near the bow earlier,…"
Mar 19, 2015
craig curtis replied to jeremiah stymer's discussion Squre end mckenzie River dory restore.
"I'm almost doing the same project but your boats is in much better shape then my old boat. Mine was built from the plans in the 1956 boat builders handbook. trying to get it finished for the show also but I have a nice backup boat. can't…"
Mar 19, 2015

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Hometown:
snellville ga
About Me:
Picked up a McKenzie Square ender aka. "The Rapid Robert" for free under an old fir tree. Been hoked ever since restoring and enhancing. Sand away they say. Well call me the sand man then.
Boats I own:
McKenzie Square ender rapid Robert.

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