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- Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:44 am
- Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
- Topic: New Member
- Replies: 14
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Hi, Get yourself a few hand chisels, and they will make quick work of adjust your batten notches. Try to fit your battens and keel even wit the frames, it will save time in fairing. As far as your concern over the sheers and chines being cut too short, I think 12' is long enough to wrap around an 11...
Hi Jim, I wanted a smooth deck, so I went with epoxy and microballoons. This allowed me overfill the seams and sand them even with the deck. I just completed my Squirt back in September, so I can't say it will hold up over time. The epoxy mix was pretty straight forward to apply once the deck was ta...
HI Shaun, Good information. Just to add my $0.02... Depending on what equipment you have access to, a table saw with a thin kerf blade may not be a bad option. When I re-sawed the mahogany for my deck, I had a friend with a 14" Jet bandsaw and a 1" wide re-saw blade. Once it was set up pro...
- Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:43 am
- Forum: Power Boats
- Topic: Squirt build, Snowy Mountains, Australia
- Replies: 9
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Hi Shaun, I struggled a bit with the thicknesses of the different timbers. I ended up assuming that all thicknesses were rough dimensions, and the final piece will be ~1/4" thinner. There were a few exceptions, like you noticed for the sheers and chines. My frames are all 3/4" thick. The b...