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by pepparoy
Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:27 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 21' Albert-E
Replies: 5
Views: 1454

21' Albert-E

seems the last time this boat was built was when I was a young bloke ( judging by the photos ) and there has never been a documented build ? she is a beauty from what I can see and maybe just a notch or 2 above the Cabin skiff 20' - but with my limited knowledge of boats tell me if i am wrong my fis...
by pepparoy
Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Australian substitutes???
Replies: 17
Views: 5467

Re: Australian substitutes???

thanks for that Graham , also just found this on glen-l - http://www.glen-l.com/wood-plywood/wood-australia.html seems we might have more options of native timber than one would think but a fair guess it may come down to price in the end so the research continues :? (edited after re-reading with my ...
by pepparoy
Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Australian substitutes???
Replies: 17
Views: 5467

Re: Australian substitutes???

we are in the same boat mate , the best i could come up with is do a search for LAZARIDES and click on OUR TIMBER they give a list of Australian timber that can be used for boat building but do not say what is for structural ect.. i haven't had a chance to talk with them yet. i have read that some h...
by pepparoy
Thu Oct 20, 2011 2:57 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: hello and g'day
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Re: hello and g'day

you are a legend ray, after a few months of reading here i am not sure how i missed seeing the raised bulkwark option amongst other things i have just been reading today

i think i will just take a step back and rethink things for a bit . .
by pepparoy
Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:42 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: hello and g'day
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Re: hello and g'day

thanks ray , yep i have been following this thread and know that glen-l recommends not changing the plans but had hoped to hear from the original builder and get his feedback on the design changes ect.
by pepparoy
Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:07 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: hello and g'day
Replies: 4
Views: 804

hello and g'day

I have been pondering building a 14' power skiff for a few months now just as a "starter" boat , something quick and easy just to get on the water and to fill the empty nest syndrome that has been going for several years now. The perfect boat in my view is the 6 metre cabin skiff but that will take ...