Category Archive: creating 制作

May
10

The (R)Otter

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I spent one evening randomly looking at a few yachts online when I cam across a very reasonably priced 39 ft keeler. If you imagine a spark hitting a pile of kerosene infused straw you more or less get the picture of what happened to my mind. I realised that the little dream I had …

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Mar
24

編みぐるみ ~くま~

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これが、編みぐるみ第一号でプレゼントにしてしまったくまさん。次女からのリクエストは茶色の犬。いつになるかは謎だけどがんばってみます~

Mar
18

編みぐるみ ~ねこ~

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ついに!というかやっと完成。 種子島でクマの編みぐるみを作った時からおねだりされてたのにね。(このクマさんはプレゼントであげてしまった)もっと小さい時に作ってあげればよかったのに、長女ははや12歳になろうとしてる。今週は仕事が入らなかったので、母はがんばりました~  

May
21

My wooden Mini Simmons

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My surfboard is floating. After spending nearly 6 months building my wooden board it is finally complete. I had it out a couple of time in various sizes and its scary! It hurts when it hits you and I have developed a habit of diving as deep as I can and waiting for a few …

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May
12

Tree House

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After a couple of hours of noisy hammering and cutting we finally have a little tree house. Celebrated with a Havana (thanks Kamil) and a can of lager.

Feb
01

The madness in progress

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Hey this is faster than I thought. I spent a total of about 10 hours building over the last few weeks and can’t believe how fast this is progressing. Captain Sparky is impressed, I think he can’t wait to go fishing. The three pieces are done and bolted together. There is also a picture of …

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Jan
16

Daddy has gone mad!

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I have always wanted a boat and even nearly boat a yacht of ebay once. Well I have decided to build a Waapa outrigger sailing boat. The idea is to build it so it can be easily loaded in my truck and moved about. I have decided to build three separate parts that can be …

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Jan
15

Slow progress on the surfboard

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Its slowly getting there. The fins are in and I have installed an vent to relieve pressure, all I need now is a leach plug and sealing and we are done!

Sep
16

Soon Soon!

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The surfboard is getting there but as my back is getting better I have less and less time to work on it! All I have left to do now is to add the fins and glass the thing.

Aug
03

Surf board building

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Finally I have more time than I could wish for. I am in bed for at least 3o minutes every hour on doctors orders because of a lumbar disc herniation. I have never experienced pain like this before! I am getting better though which means I can finally spend a bit of time working on …

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Dec
06

クリスマスリース 

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近くに茂っている木や実でクリスマスリースを作ってみました~。