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Murakami San Builds A Boat...

 
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Hello All...

This has been sitting in the "oven" for a few day's since my dear friend sent me an email describing his current adventure...

I needed to get it posted so folks could follow along (and before I forgot to...). This is another (of many) trips to Japan my dear friend Douglas has made over the years to learn and document the many different styles of boat building there are there, many of which are being lost. Douglas has now saved a few of them, and is actually the current "knowledge holder" (though he takes little credit for this) of a few of these styles as the Master Builder has passed on. May the Creator bless Douglas for his efforts!!

I should also note that he will be having a book release very soon (if not already??)

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完成 - Kansei means "Completion"

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With a beach scape like that,everybody needs a boat. While in Newfoundland when I was 17, I watched some older men building a dory. They boiled the wood, that was for the hull sheeting and handled it with tongs.

Later, I took a ride in 14 ft swells. The captain assured me that the little craft could handle much heavier seas.
 
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