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by specialk
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 130
Views: 26915

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Conrad...
I made a center line down keel...
And used a belt sander to make that bevel. ...
Of course checking frequently. ..
by specialk
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Definition of Boat Building
Replies: 1
Views: 631

Re: Definition of Boat Building

I totally Like it...
by specialk
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member from Lake Gaston, NC
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Re: New Member from Lake Gaston, NC

Looks like a Zip to me...
by specialk
Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 10
Views: 1145

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas boat building family. ..
by specialk
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: new member
Replies: 1
Views: 676

Re: new member

Sounds like a fun build...
Take lots of pictures. ..and welcome to the boat builder's forum. ....
by specialk
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: G-13 Dates/Hales Bar cabin booking instructions
Replies: 27
Views: 4631

Re: G-13 Dates/Hales Bar cabin booking instructions

Mike I hope to make it this year also...
But you know I will buy some shirts...
Love the color and design. ..
by specialk
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Franklin Co. Virginia
Replies: 5
Views: 1811

Re: New member from Franklin Co. Virginia

Hank ...you can do this...it is a fun boat to build. .and more fun on the water...
Take lots of pictures. ..you need to document your build
by specialk
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2581
Views: 441377

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Carl ...your build is looking great...I stop by and look often...but with limited inter-net...sometime can't make a comment. ..hope to see it in person one day...
by specialk
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 130
Views: 26915

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Looking good great progress. ...
by specialk
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Gathering 2018
Topic: What You Might See!
Replies: 28
Views: 5292

Re: What You Might See!

Sorry I missed this...
Looks like y'all are havin..fun...
See y'all next year...
Thanks for the pictures Matt...
by specialk
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 310
Views: 74504

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

I think..the 2 ..1/4 ..are stronger...
You get to break up all your joints...and easier...to bend in the bow area...
by specialk
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 310
Views: 74504

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

I started at the transom.....when I got to the bow....slowly started bending them together. ...a few times I wrapped them in old towels...and saturated with hot water...and would let it sit ... I bought a Japanese back saw...and that is what I used to cut that front joint.... I think. ..the reason g...
by specialk
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 310
Views: 74504

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Ok...I have to be honest. ...a person that is high up in the DNR....was seeing the dr. my wife worked for...so over the 14months I built the boat...he checked on the project. .so when I submitted...the paper work...all the DNR guys...wanted to come check out the boat... Take good pictures Keep even ...
by specialk
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 310
Views: 74504

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Conrad...look a page 1 of my build...I made a long angle jig....then took off my base of the router...and put a long piece of plywood...I wood screw down the piece I was working with to keep it from moving... I would then try a figure this joint landing on a frame... Hope this helps... Glad you back...
by specialk
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 310
Views: 74504

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Not a think wrong with spray rails...
I tried to pull up a few old pictures. ..but I am working on my phone...and it won't let me do it...