Tuesday, July 15, 2008

All Plank, No Rocker


N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS.
Out of that hotbed of wooden board design...
Waldport, Oregon...
Tsuga hetrophylla [Hemlock]...
Current process per shaper:
1. cut down native tree.
2. slab with slabbing bar attachment.
3. wait a good long while.
4. think old school thoughts as you operate hand-plane, like, "My hand is cramping".

4 comments:

Gaz said...

Awesome!

Anonymous said...

Why not just ride an ironing board? I think you can get them dirt cheap at Walmart. But what the hell that thing could always double for a really nice looking ironing board when it's not sinking in the water.

Anonymous said...

"Why not just ride an ironing board? I think you can get them dirt cheap at Walmart. But what the hell that thing could always double for a really nice looking ironing board when it's not sinking in the water."

that's what my buddy said to me when he walked in on me fucking your Mom.

Doc said...

Oh ye Anons of Negativity...
As far as the ironing board goes?
I try not to shop Walmart.