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TIPS Season 3 - The V-Bottom Skiff 25 foot fit side planking

In this Episode we're fitting the side planking together as we are getting ready to spring our V-Bottom Skiff together. Each plank is still over 25 feet long at this point so it is quite a long edge to fit. We're going to do it on the floor so we can keep the planks trained down and use the planks themselves to plane the edge at 90 degrees. We will...

TIPS Season 3 - Building ORCA Announcement

This is a special moment for Tips from a Shipwright, with your help we have finally moved into a shop big enough to allow us to tackle a project we've been after for some time now and we couldn't be more excited to announce it! We are going to build from start to finish a full size replica of the boat ORCA from the movie JAWS. The entire construction...

TIPS Season 3 - Episode 7: How to make a good set of saw horses

TIPS Season 3 - Episode 7: How to make a good set of saw horses

In this episode Lou shows us how to make one of the most used tools in his shop, the saw horse. Join the TIPS team on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/tipsfromashipwright Like and Subscribe for more how-to videos with Louis Sauzedde! http://www.tipsfromashipwright.com http://www.facebook.com/tipsfromashipwright http://www.twitter.com/louissauzedde

TIPS Season 3 - Episode 6: Installing the knees

Change of plans, the knees we cut out looked so nice we're not gonna wait to enjoy them, they're going in the 18' foot skiff! Help support Tips from a Shipwright and join the TIPS team on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/tipsfromashipwright Like and Subscribe for more how-to videos with Louis Sauzedde! http://www.tipsfromashipwright.com ...

TIPS Season 3 - Episode 5: How to sharpen and rip with a chainsaw

This week we head to the mill to saw up our knees using a chainsaw. Lou shows us his tips and tricks for sharpening and ripping with a chainsaw in the field.http://www.tipsfromashipwright.comhttp://www.facebook.com/tipsfromashipwrighthttp://www.twitter.com/louissauzedde

TIPS Season 3 - Episode 4: Drawing the flat bottom work skiff

This week Lou sits down at his drawing table to begin producing the lines for the original flat bottom work skiff from our first series. Learn about how a boats shape is conceived and then also transferred onto paper as the lines drawings. Set up your own board and draw along or get ready to build as we will have plans for the work skiff available...

Tips Season 3 - Episode 3: Sawing up our lumber

In this episode Lou breaks down the lumber he purchased and explains to use how its priced per board foot and other details. He then shows us how he sets up and uses his skill saw to rip the pieces he needs for the 23' V-bottom skiff he is building.http://www.tipsfromashipwright.comhttp://www.facebook.com/tipsfromashipwrighthttp://www.twitter.com/louissauzedde

TIPS Season 3 - Episode 2: How to choose the best lumber for boat building and more

This week we're headed out to Cornwall CT to visit our friend Duke at New England Naval Timbers and purchase some lumber for the 23' V-Bottom skiff we're building. We've rented a big truck because we expect to come home with some really large pieces. I really enjoy this, getting out to the source and selecting my lumber so that I know it will be...

TIPS Season 3: The 23' V-Bottom Skiff Episode 1 - Shop Intro

Get ready for Season 3 of Tips from a Shipwright with Louis Sauzedde! Enjoy this introduction to our new shop and plans for the coming year. More boats, more woodworking, more videos! Join Lou on another adventure as he sets out to build his elusive v-bottom skiff! Join the Tips from a Shipwright team on Patreon!http://www.patreon.com/tipsfromashipwrighthttp://www.tipsfromashipwright.comhttp://www.facebook.com/tipsfromashipwrighthttp://www.twitter.com/louissauzedde

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