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How to hang a hinge

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How to hang a hinge

As part of CYTV's ongoing boat building video session series, the latest walks you through how to hang a hinge – ideal for joinery jobs on your classic boat.

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Greg Powlesland - Sailing Marigold

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Greg Powlesland - Sailing Marigold

The man who spent seven years rebuilding world-famous classic yacht MARIGOLD, Greg Powlesland, recounts his experience sailing the Camper and Nicholson designed, 80ft (LOA) gaff rigged gentleman's cutter in Cannes – the first time since her launch 23 years ago!

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A Void In the Workshop

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A Void In the Workshop

Collars, the spar maker, has just completed a significant repair on the rig of the Laurent Giles designed Bermudan cutter ‘CETEWAYO’, in time for this season’s racing. Here, Jeremy Freeland describes the mast’s ongoing relationship with the Collars’ workshop and its craftsmen and the feeling when it finally returns to the boat and the care of the owner.

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Types of Wood Planes

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Types of Wood Planes

Do you know a rebate plane from a wood jack plane?  Find out the difference between the various planes used in classic boat restoration in this video...

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