Brad Dimock's Blog – December 2010 Archive (2)

Kolb Boat Blog

Although I will continue to post entries here that are particularly pertinent to wooden boatfolk, I have finally started a blog for myself that will include not only the progress on Edith, but other ramblings as well that do not need to clutter up the Wooden Boat People pages. If you get a hankering for more details and tangents, look here:

 

http://fretwaterlines.blogspot.com/…

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Added by Brad Dimock on December 17, 2010 at 10:02am — 1 Comment

Committed

Well, I'm committed. Or should be. Just received the first half of the lumber for a replica of Emery Kolb's EDITH, which was built 100 years ago this coming summer. The EDITH and its twin, DEFIANCE, rowed by brother Ellsworth, were built out of white cedar planking with white oak framework in Racine, Wisconsin. Brass screws, copper riveted lapstrake. My favorite style of building. The brothers launched in September in Green River, Wyoming, and followed Major Powell's route down the Green and…

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Added by Brad Dimock on December 15, 2010 at 6:51pm — 5 Comments

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