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From Tree to Sea: Boat Builders of the Sunshine Coast

 
MUSEUM SIGN AND LOGO carved by local Gibsons sculptor, Anna Hanson from beachcombed cedar logs.
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Map of the southern coastline of British Columbia, Canada.
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Envelope of Roberts Creek Realtor, Bob Stevens that used the title 'The Sunshine Belt'.
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MALLETS Example of handtools used in local boat building.  See story  'Tools' for more info.
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FROE Example of handtools used in local boat building.  See story 'Tools' for more info.
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HANDSAWS Example of handtools used in local boat building. See story 'Tools' for more info.
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PLANES, BRACES, BEVELS - Examples of hand tools used in local boat building.
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CHISELS, ADZE, AXE, SLICK - Examples of handtools used in local boat building.
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JAPANESE CARPENTER'S AXE - Examples of handtools used in local boat building.
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BUCKSAW - Example of handtools used in local boat building.
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HAND FORGE Example of handtools used in local boat building.  See story 'Tools' for more info.
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BELLOWS - Example of handtools used in local boat building.
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POST MOUNTED DRILL PRESS - Example of handtools used in local boat building.
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GRINDSTONE OR WETSONE. Funnel shaped tin dropped water on stone to stop over heating.
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14 FT. CLINKER BOAT BUILT IN 1951
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CLINKER BUILT BOAT 13 ft.  Clinker Boat Built in 1936
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MODIFIED HANDLINER BUILT IN 1965 Example of Carvel Hull See story 'Other Boats' for more info.
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CHACK CHACK - 36 ft. Sailboat Built by Harry Roberts, early 1920's
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