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by PeteFruh
Sat Nov 07, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco
Replies: 5
Views: 2535


Good day all, I am about to finally put mahogany on the band saw and I am having second thoughts about the freeboard on my Monaco. At six foot four inches tall I think I need the extra leg room and less water in the boat would not be bad either. Awhile back I read a fellows thread where he had incre...
by PeteFruh
Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:47 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Making progress on my Monaco.
Replies: 780
Views: 221116

Re: Making progress on my Monaco.

Ditto on the 573, it is the clear winner of the five. And thanks for the effort, I am sure you saved the members lot of time and I will be doing my Monaco with the same finish. Plans arrived Friday, and I am off to Toronto tomorrow for the Mahogany! Keep up the great posts, I have learned a ton of s...
by PeteFruh
Wed Dec 31, 2014 6:26 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: New Monaco build
Replies: 7
Views: 2671

New Monaco build

I am beginning a Monaco build and would appreciate some input from the members. I have decided to use flat sawn Sapele for the frames and quarter sawn Sapele for the final layer of veneer. Good availability in length and width in Toronto at about $6.00 a foot and I hear the quarter sawn material is ...
by PeteFruh
Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 1
Views: 956

New Member

Hello, new member from the frozen north. Thanks for the opportunity to learn from what seems like a very friendly and helpful group. I have been thinking about building a boat for years and am finally going ahead thanks to Gayle's relentless e-mails, thanks Gayle! I am contemplating a Monaco build a...

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