February 15, 2017

To: WoodenBoat Devotees

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More WoodenBoat magazine bits: the new March/April issue is now available in print and digital format. Good thing, because this blizzardly February is the kind of month that needs some March/April. A touch of May/June would be nice, too.

Are you a Getting Started series fan? The latest, issue #61, (in the March/April issue) is also available as a stand-alone digital download. Just click Bristol Fashion: Storing and Caring for Line, which is another in the line of Jan Adkins pieces. Jan's the guy who did our wonderful Moving Heavy Things book. No doubt we've mentioned this book before, but, it's the coolest.

The master of all things WB Website-wise, Greg S just gave us a heads-up that he's added a few more features... an article "from the current issue", as well as a couple of "extended content" pieces. Haven't been there lately? It's a click away: WoodenBoat.com.

What's new in plans, digitally speaking? We have the Joel White Peapod (reminder: there's a nice piece on that boat in current Small Boats Monthly) and we also just added the 1/4" scale America Half-Model, which will take up a bit less shop space than the Peapod.

And lastly, here are a few postings on our WoodenBoat Forum to inspire you: a Shellback builder who clearly loves woodworking, posted Shellback for Zuri. And, another thread on building oars has a reminder link to the maker's oh-so handsome skin-on-frame build, 16' "Hela". Remarkable.

-Scot & Crew

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