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by Bob Gerdisch
Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: Powder Coat or Hard Anodized
Replies: 3
Views: 2890

Re: Powder Coat or Hard Anodized

I anodized all the home made aluminum hardware on my Hot Rod engine parts,steering parts and a cavatation plate about 11 years ago. All look good today.I went with silver not the prettist color its a dull silver but there is no oxidation.

Bob G.
by Bob Gerdisch
Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Okoume questions.
Replies: 2
Views: 1575

Okoume questions.

I have some 3/8 okoume plywood I would like to use for gussets, keel lamination and stringer lamination. If you read the book it says okoume is not strong and has low rot resistance epoxy should take care of the rot resistance. I never used the stuff before a lot of people must be using it.But if fu...
by Bob Gerdisch
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Biscayne 22
Replies: 28
Views: 6425

Re: Biscayne 22

Looks great! Can you tell me about the deck. That is what I have in mind for my project.

Bob G.
by Bob Gerdisch
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Plywood Planking
Replies: 22
Views: 6477

Re: Plywood Planking

Thanks for the input.

Bob G
by Bob Gerdisch
Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Plywood Planking
Replies: 22
Views: 6477

Plywood Planking

I have a side plywood planking question. Bonanza calls for 1/4 in planking. AA Douglas-fir is hard to find . Okoume equivalent 3MM is thinner. I hear it is not as strong as fir. The boat will have a mahogany veneer of 1/16 or 1/8 thickness. I wonder if AB fir with a veneer will do. I found some AB t...