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by John56
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2086
Views: 224646

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Dang, you have come a long way!! And quality work!!
by John56
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Barrel Back Build
Replies: 83
Views: 14037

Re: Barrel Back Build

Thanks Ya'll. Man, I am really behind after looking at others starting builds about the same time as me. But, I can learn from their work. First step before boat comes home is to turn shop back into a dry dock. Got some tools (big ones) to move around again. Might sell my 8ft cabinet saw. A smaller ...
by John56
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Barrel Back Build
Replies: 83
Views: 14037

Re: Barrel Back Build

So, after a couple years of being in a slump, and the thought of that dang boat beating me. I called my nephew and asked if he still had it. He said it is still sitting in his shed. Never touched it.
I told him to bring it back. I'll finish it or die trying.
Nice to be back.
by John56
Tue Sep 23, 2014 4:30 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Barrel Back Build
Replies: 83
Views: 14037

Re: Barrel Back Build

Bumping for my favorite nephew, who is taking over the build.
Go Nat!!
by John56
Tue Apr 22, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2086
Views: 224646

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Yes I got lucky and found out about this steamer from the forum. As long as you keep an eye on the water levels and refill with boiling water (if necessary) it works great. Steaming time is easily over an hour. You could probably go nearly 90 minutes before the water level gets too low. What I did ...
by John56
Sat Apr 05, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2086
Views: 224646

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Looking good!! But those saw horses look heavy...... :)
by John56
Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Plywood frames?
Replies: 322
Views: 42953

Re: Plywood frames?

Bill Edmundson wrote:Over time I keep seeing better and better boat work. I'm still proud of my Tahoe. But, Damn you guys are good!

Bill


Geez, are you kidding? That Tahoe is beautiful!! And I thank you for letting me crawl through it. that was a two year boat building education in 20 minutes!!
by John56
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Almost Finished Tahoe 24'6"
Replies: 14
Views: 2271

Re: Almost Finished Tahoe 24'6"

Z_Wood wrote:Thanx guys… Heres a couple more!!

If someone can chime in would be appreciated. Prop and top coat :)

Cheers


Breathless!! Totally stunning. Would love to see build pics.
by John56
Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:34 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2086
Views: 224646

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Looking Good Carl!!!!

+1000 on Harbor Freight for clamps. I bought those welders vice clamps for about $4 each. Bought all of them on the rack!!
by John56
Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Barrel Back Build
Replies: 83
Views: 14037

Re: Barrel Back Build

Questions about Battens.

1) Do I cut notches to leave Battens just a little Proud?

2) After viewing Alycats issue with getting a couple battens to mate to stem, I wonder if starting Batten install from Stem first is a way to do it?

Comments?
by John56
Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback 20'
Replies: 202
Views: 43223

Re: Barrelback 20'

Oh yea, looking good!!

I need to catch up!!
by John56
Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:20 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Limber dimensions
Replies: 10
Views: 1760

Re: Limber dimensions

billy c wrote:
limber.jpg


Hi Billy,

Is that what I think I see? You simply cut batten notches wider?
by John56
Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback 20'
Replies: 202
Views: 43223

Re: Barrelback 20'

Looking good Will!!!!

You are getting ahead of me while I'm stuck in Los Angeles. Gonna have to turn it up a notch when I get back home.
by John56
Sun Feb 02, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 180
Views: 42381

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Beautiful work!!

Hawks looking good right now. halftime.
by John56
Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2086
Views: 224646

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Looking good!!
But I was slightly distracted by the upside down "Finger" in the back ground....... :mrgreen:

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