Behind The Geen Wall. Trust Us.

Trust us here, its not what you think.

Trust us here, its not what you think.

This story requires trust, read from the top and try and not cheat, its part of the fun.. Trust us.. So… Jimmy calls on Saturday morning and says.. Lets go! I have no idea where, and how long. But say, OK, lets go! 3 hours later we are in Cambridge Maryland. Its a beautiful little town on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. We are there to go shopping for a new plastic boat. I know I know. Trust me.. If it’s a Jimmy plastic boat its cool.. Ya gotta have faith.. just like Lets GO.. Ya just go… Anyway more on that later this week.

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We pull up to a Antique Store.. Bay County Antiques to be precise.., I am thinking, Jimmy… Really?  Well… Trust.. In we go.. Well, well well… This is no ordinary Antique Store.. The owner Terry Tubman, has some very very very cool stuff. Blended in with various beds, couches, nick knacks are some insane signs and….

Nice stuff... trust us..

Nice stuff… trust us..

Cool signs, and stuff

Cool signs, and stuff

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Oh wait one darn second….wait.. boat stuff?

Boat stuff! And cans.. lots and lots of cans

Boat stuff! And cans.. lots and lots of cans

As we go into the store. We come to a corner… Terry pushes on the painting on the Green wall.. ..

Just a wall?

Just a wall?

The green wall painting opens up and..

The green wall painting opens up and..

And OH MY GOD.. Like entering into a magical world of Woody Boaterness. Not just signs, but two insane Chris Crafts. A Racer and Triple up swept in stunning condition. Very very rare signs. It’s like a shrine to all that we love. This is Terry’s personal  room. Terry used to be big time into classic boats, and now just enjoys the rest of the Antique world and has made that fantastic eye for the cool stuff available to us all.


Wow, wowoowowowow!

Wow, wowoowowowow!

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Stunning grain.. The original Scripps is in another room.

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 If you want more, just click here to his website. Or get off your lazy aft and head to Cambridge! It’s well worth the trip. Trust us!

10 replies
  1. WoodyGal
    WoodyGal says:

    AHHHHhhh! So what did Jimmy buy? I’m sure it’s right there in one of the pictures! Please don’t make us guess. Just tell us, please?

    • Dave Clyne
      Dave Clyne says:

      Thanks for this smorgasbord (spell that, Matt) of visual delights. Because …. I have been looking for a script for the name of our Riviera which is “Shabby Knot”. There it is on the wall spelling “Shady Lady”. Perfect !

  2. charley quimby
    charley quimby says:

    That stern cover looks like it may have been removed from a mid-50s Chris Deluxe 17′. Long before I owned my 58 Deluxe, the boat ran the Annapolis area as “Shady Lady”. Makes me wonder… CQ

  3. mack
    mack says:

    Am I the only person who wants to get a proper flagstaff for the boat in the second to last picture?
    Nice shop lots of good signs,a few reproductions as well.

  4. Alex
    Alex says:

    Hmmmm. Someone who is capable of hiding something so well is also capable of hiding more.

    Stay away from the green door behind the green door. It might lead to the basement. People hide things in basements.

    “It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again.”

  5. matt
    matt says:

    That explains the little white dog running around the place.. Still worth it BTW.. Its winter, we could all use a new outfit!

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