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Tomatoes

My 12 Essential Garden Plants

These plants provide almost all the vegetables we eat in over the Summer and Fall.



Jerusalem Artichoke

Jerusalem Artichokes

Jerusalem artichokes are amazing vegetables. They are nutritious, easy to grow and encourage probiotic bacteria in the gut.



My Scamp Build is coming along

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Working on the centreboard pivot



I bought and checked out a portable drill stand

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Portable drill guide

I bought this inexpensive drill guide to make the pivot holes for the centreboard of my SCAMP build.



Knowing how to Heave-to could save your life



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Family day at the Botanical Gardens

A truly amazing place and huge.



I built a jig to hold the bulkhead against the curved bottom



Diseases You Can Catch from Your Cat



Tar Based Boat Finishes

Traditional tar based boat finishes have been used for centuries



viking dragon boat

I went to see the Viking Ship Draken Harald Harfagre

It came through the Welland Canal and stopped at Port Weller for a few hours.


Phenol Formaldehyde Glue

This is the glue now used for almost all marine plywood. It is closely related to resorcinol glue.



lily

There is a large number of plants toxic to cats

Many of these are also quite deadly to humans.



quiz about sail

So you Think you know everything about sails? Take my sail, rig and sailing quiz.

I've been playing with a simple Javascript quiz. Test your Knowledge, basic and otherwise.



junk rig

Junk Rigs

Junk rigs look quite exotic but are a very safe and reliable rig.



I've put together all my boat plan pages.

I have a lot of links to boat plans. A page for dories, a page for rowboats, some free plans. It was a bit scattered. This is a navigation page that links to the various pages of plans on this website.



Ticks and their control in Cats


Books about boatbuilding, sailmaking and traditional small boats

These are mostly books I have mentioned in my various boat pages and decided to put together in one page. To a great extent they are books I have in my own library.


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Cats

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Gardening

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