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by hoodman
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 66
Views: 14736

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

If you coat bare wood in the morning when it's cool the air inside the wood will expand as the temp increases causing the bubbles. Coating bare wood on falling temps will prevent the bubbles.
by hoodman
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 66
Views: 14736

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

Nice scarfs. Good tight joints. They'll be strong.
by hoodman
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: SEA KNIGHT
Replies: 453
Views: 117146

Re: SEA KNIGHT

Craig the boat looks fantastic. Glad you chose to stick it out.
by hoodman
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 271
Views: 95636

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Awesome job!
by hoodman
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Who's Going and Where
Replies: 91
Views: 10369

Re: Who's Going and Where

Well some folks that are regulars couldn't make it this year and it wasn't as big of a crowd as last year but everyone had a fantastic weekend. There were several new boats that had not been to the gathering including two Minuets and a crazy awesome v-drive (Thunderbolt?). It was a treat to see the ...
by hoodman
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Texas
Replies: 6
Views: 146

Re: Hello from Texas

You really can't go wrong with a Malahini. It hits the sweet spot in a lot of ways.
by hoodman
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Count Down
Replies: 100
Views: 20630

Re: Count Down

Hitting the road early tomorrow. Bill, that's frustrating. I'm icing the beverages now. You're welcome to a cold one when I get there.
by hoodman
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Klondike Build
Replies: 675
Views: 145350

Re: Klondike Build

Isn't there a Glen-l trailer plan for this?
by hoodman
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Brisbane Squirt
Replies: 6
Views: 245

Re: Brisbane Squirt

I used transfer paper and traced the patterns directly to the frame wood. There's lots of ways to do it.
by hoodman
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Food
Replies: 48
Views: 6293

Re: Food

We're bringing an electric griddle.
by hoodman
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: "I Wish I Had..."
Topic: Cleaned up my epoxy 'spills"
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: Cleaned up my epoxy 'spills"

Yup, it takes a pretty sharp chisel after the fact. You're usually beat after finally screwing down the planking but it's worth it to crawl under there anyways and clean up. I know I've got a few runs that are just going to be permanent. Most are under the floor though.
by hoodman
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Count Down
Replies: 100
Views: 20630

Re: Count Down

I bought a canopy for the dock. Dad bought a new truck for the trip. Guess he's excited. I'm working the next four days then we are pedal to the metal.
by hoodman
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Food
Replies: 48
Views: 6293

Re: Food

Thanks for all you do behind the scenes, Neel! And the taco bar sounds awesome Matt and Heather.
by hoodman
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Florida Malahini Build
Replies: 37
Views: 2482

Re: Florida Malahini Build

That fits in there really nicely.
by hoodman
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: skin separating from hull below waterline
Replies: 9
Views: 486

Re: skin separating from hull below waterline

I'm thinking he probably doesn't need to glass the keel at all. The plywood is what needs glass. Solid wood you can just encapsulate with epoxy and paint.