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Sanding tent looks great and I like the benches. Great ideas for budding builders out there. I can't believe all the dust and wood shavings I've produce in the last few days rebuilding the hatch scoop on the Torpedo. Sawing, planning, sanding!! I thought I was done with the big messes. :lol: Roberta...
- Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:55 pm
- Forum: Gathering 2020
- Topic: G-14 Dates and Location
- Replies: 25
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It looks great. I was disappointed with my G13 shirt. I ordered the Ladies XL and it was so small I had to give it away. I laid my G12 out and laid the G13 on top. There was at least two inches on both sides of my G12 uncovered. Both were marked XL.
It depends on if you are using the single gusset that goes between lapped frame pieces or the double gussets that sandwich the butted frame pieces. Either way is acceptable. If you choose butt joints, make the bottom frame piece full length with the side frame butt on top. Deck beams will be lap joi...
After 5 boating seasons, it's time to give the Glen L some attention and maintenance. Fuel filters, oil and filter, water pump impeller were number one. And flushed out the seawater side of the cooling system. Next year I will be changing the engine side coolant. I will also be repacking the rudder ...
- Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:10 pm
- Forum: Wood and Plywood
- Topic: QUESTION ABOUT SCARFING JOINT IN MOTOR STRINGERS
- Replies: 2
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My motor stringers are 5/4 x 6" white oak sandwiched between 6mm Okoume plywood. The white oak part of the stringers is full length and not scarfed and are a full 6". Stringer extensions are added, but they are offset per plans for the forward frames and are 4/4 x 4". The plywood is beveled and butt...
- Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:39 am
- Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
- Topic: New from Western NY
- Replies: 1
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Welcome Aboard!! We were just up in 1000 Islands last month for the ACBS International Show. That place could certainly inspire the boat builder in anyone. Good luck with the Jet Squirt. Post pictures.
- Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:11 am
- Forum: Small outboards
- Topic: Choice of wood filler color on okoume under west system epoxy
- Replies: 4
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Sawdust from just about any wood mixed with epoxy gets really dark. Experiment, try lighter fillers, and staining prior to any coating will even things out.
- Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:53 pm
- Forum: Wood and Plywood
- Topic: A couple new builder questions
- Replies: 9
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When building a boat, you will need a table or space large enough to lay out the largest frame in order to properly assemble it. Use the patterns to draw the full size frame on it using transfer paper or use a pin to punch tiny holes in the shape of the frame. Then the framing can be aligned on the ...