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Norglass Paints and Speciality Finishes

Norglass Paints and Speciality Finishes has kindly sponsored the marine paints and finishes for our circa 1880 yacht Terra Linna during the restoration and since the re-launch in 2012. The Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania Inc. has been very pleased with the durability and quality of finish afforded our historic yacht by Norglass Paints and Speciality…
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October Skeg attached

Hello Find attached the WBGT newsletter the Skeg. There is a Committee and General meeting this coming Monday with a BYO Bar B Q. Other dates are included in the Calendar section of the Skeg. Peter Higgs : Public Officer, Skeg Editor : Tel: 0419803317 Wooden Boat Guild Tasmania Inc. meets 3rd Monday each month…
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Gordon working bee 4 Oct 2018

Some photos from Thursday 4 October 2018 Graeme Hunt is recording how Huon Pine wedges are inserted into one of the original Huon pine seats from Gordon. Graeme Nichols is applying the mixture of epoxy and sawdust. Two out of three wedges inserted. Ainslie and David measured and sanded over and over again!
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Gordon working bee 27 Sep 2018

The attached photos were taken on Thursday 27 Sep 2018, showing some of the progress we are making on "Gordon". A new piece has been fitted and is being shaped to fit the existing timber. Three of the new ribs are also visible. Ainslie is busy shaping the new knee required for the bow. Much…
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