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by Jimbob
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 13
Views: 287

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

Here are my suggestions: You indicated that the planks are slightly over 1/8", so with that in mind I would try to take them down with the planer on the finishing speed. Sounds like you have the same dewalt planer that I have. Make sure you have sharp blades. You might even consider rotating th...
by Jimbob
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member Building Barrelback-19 Louisville Kentucky
Replies: 9
Views: 139

Re: New member Building Barrelback-19 Louisville Kentucky

Hi Jim, Welcome to the forum. I'm building a barrelback also. The plans are a very accurate representation of the original classic boat. Don't hesitate to ask questions if you are not sure what to do. The forum has really helped me in my build when I get stuck. Post lots of pictures as you go. The a...
by Jimbob
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: GERONIMO'S windshield
Replies: 11
Views: 162

Re: GERONIMO'S windshield

Bob, I left the templates squared off on the bottom. Like you said the gasket will take care of the non-bevel. You might want to cut some 1 to 2 inch pieces from your gasket just to test. Here's my thought about the tight slots in brackets. Take them to the glass shop and see if they can put a sligh...
by Jimbob
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: GERONIMO'S windshield
Replies: 11
Views: 162

Re: GERONIMO'S windshield

Hi Bob, I recently made my templates for the windshields. You can see them on page 10 of "neeley's barrelback sacramento" link by my name below. The outer brackets won't be attached until I get the glass. ( I don't want any problems at installation, so I will put the glass into the fixed c...
by Jimbob
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build
Replies: 161
Views: 6977

Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Hi Neel!
Just working in my office and noticed that my calendar is something you might appreciate.
Jim
by Jimbob
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 634
Views: 108902

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Matt, The whole boat is sapele. I stained the whole boat. The king planks are sapele stained with dark walnut stain. The grain shows through just fine once you put the clearcoat on top. Here's a picture of some sapele scraps that were stained and varnished to use as practice for my caulking. If you ...
by Jimbob
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 634
Views: 108902

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Hi Matt, I used interlux criscraft mahogany #573 filler stain. (one of the best stains I have found) The most important thing I think is to use filler stain or gel stain not the thin stuff. If you look at my build pictures you can see the reddish color on my boat. I had light sapele planks on my rea...
by Jimbob
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 634
Views: 108902

Re: Another Geronimo Coming Soon

Matt,
What you came up is really slick! One thing I really like about this forum, is that you see the solutions that others come up with. I will file your idea in my memory for future reference.
Well Done!!!
Jim
by Jimbob
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando
Replies: 118
Views: 22967

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando

Tracy,
This is what I use. It folds up for storage and can be easily moved around the boat. Lowe's also sells a three step version.
JIm
by Jimbob
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Sydney Barrelback 20'
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: Sydney Barrelback 20'

Nice work! I'm amazed at what you came up with.
Jim
by Jimbob
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback 20'
Replies: 221
Views: 52092

Re: Barrelback 20'

Looking great Will!
Those coverboards really came out nice! I guess we were worried about nothing.
Jim
by Jimbob
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento
Replies: 174
Views: 28226

Re: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento

Thanks Will!
Yep, I'm pretty excited. It's all starting to come together.
Jim
by Jimbob
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: I tried to use a hand saw once....
Replies: 11
Views: 279

Re: I tried to use a hand saw once....

Hi Joe, If you have the will, you can do it. Looking at the whole boat can be overwhelming. It was for me. What I found is the the building of a boat is broken down in to different processes. Just get one thing done and then move on to the next. Along the way, you will acquire skills and confidence ...
by Jimbob
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento
Replies: 174
Views: 28226

Re: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento

Thanks guys!
I was able to caulk 1/2 of the rear deck before I ran out of caulk. More caulk was ordered today. I figure it will take 9 tubes of caulk altogether. I still need to caulk the other side and the hatch covers. Everything is masked, so I am ready to go when I get the caulk.
Pic below:
Jim
by Jimbob
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento
Replies: 174
Views: 28226

Re: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento

Today, I caulked the seams on the bow deck. I really like the caulk I used. (boatlife polysulfide Life-Caulk) It went on smoothly with the cordless caulk gun Bill showed to me. To spread the caulk, I tried a plastic spoon, finger in sandwich bag, and nitrate gloves. What I found was that my finger w...

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