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by AndrewS
Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Mounting Stringers to Building Form - Jackknife
Replies: 5
Views: 1409

Re: Mounting Stringers to Building Form - Jackknife

Dear Jimmy, Chugalug, Barnacle Mike and Queen Roberta,

Thank you very much for your replies. I understand now:)

My teak arrives on Saturday!

Cheers,
Andrew
by AndrewS
Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Mounting Stringers to Building Form - Jackknife
Replies: 5
Views: 1409

Mounting Stringers to Building Form - Jackknife

Dear Gentlemen,

What is the best way to mount stringers to the building form?

Many thanks,
Andrew
by AndrewS
Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:50 am
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt
Replies: 8
Views: 2538

Re: Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt

Dear Gentlemen,

Thank you for all of your gracious assistance. I will use epoxy:)

Sincerely,
Andrew
by AndrewS
Sat Oct 15, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt
Replies: 8
Views: 2538

Re: Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt

Thank you Bill.

I think for the plywood layering, the Resorcinal Phenol should be suitable as the surfaces are perfectly milled by the manufacturer.

For the teak joints, epoxy may be required due to my no doubt poor joints:)

Thank you Bill.

With best wishes,
Andrew
by AndrewS
Sat Oct 15, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt
Replies: 8
Views: 2538

Re: Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt

Dear Gentlemen,

From my research, it seems to be unanimously accepted that epoxy is not appropriate for weather conditions involving sale water and air temperatures at 86F.

With best wishes,
Andrew
by AndrewS
Sat Oct 15, 2016 7:05 am
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt
Replies: 8
Views: 2538

Re: Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt

Hi Bill, Gentlemen, Thank you Bill for your reply. What I am wondering is 'what glue should I use for the hull teak joinery and what gap filling compound should I use? From my research it appears that perhaps I should use the glue that was used in the plywood by the manufacturer of the plywood, who ...
by AndrewS
Sat Oct 15, 2016 5:13 am
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt
Replies: 8
Views: 2538

Tropics Build from Teak-Avg Temp Air & Water 86F Salt

Dear Gentlemen, What should I use as my adhesive water proofing gap filling compounds and system given that I am building with: Marine Meranti WBP Phenol Plywood and Teak Lumber in Indonesia - Jakarta/Coordinates - 6.1745° S, 106.8227° E I am a 52 year old American amateur carpenter practicing Indon...
by AndrewS
Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member from Jakarta Indonesia
Replies: 3
Views: 535

New Member from Jakarta Indonesia

Greetings Gentlemen (and Ladies if any are Members), I join this form with pleasure. My name is Andrew. I have embarked upon the construction of the Jackknife / Celebrity 14'6" Mini Cruiser Outboard. I will be constructing the frame from teak found in East Java. The work will be done in my very...

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