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by Katie
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Using Ash Wood
Replies: 3
Views: 11481

Re: Using Ash Wood

I think you may heard of Hacker Craft. For ten year period they built boats with ash frames. Now a days most are making tons of money putting new bottoms and frames in some of those boats. The ash didn't last at all. Hence it means that ash does not have good resistance. It's better to go with go wi...
by Katie
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Bonding problems
Replies: 4
Views: 5558

Re: Bonding problems

First of all I like to thank you for the post . It is really a valuable information. I too had problem in wiping down with lacquer thinner earlier. Orange peel was also a problem. This post had really helped me to overcome the bonding problem.
by Katie
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Building a 30-40 m sailing Roman bireme!
Replies: 1
Views: 3521

Re: Building a 30-40 m sailing Roman bireme!

A book named The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship" by J. S. Morrison, J. F. Coates, N. B. Rankov. This book could really help for you. It covers the design and building of what's intended as a reconstruction of the later trireme. Its not a fully technical ...
by Katie
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Plane or cut first?
Replies: 11
Views: 7057

Re: Plane or cut first?

flat side must be done first and then go for the next. I am sure of what type of planner you have. If you get any skype you can cut it off later. If you take any type of joints it work with all boards you take.
by Katie
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: interesting use of red oak
Replies: 3
Views: 4782

Re: interesting use of red oak

Even I am surprised by seeing the video. The boat was not actually designed based on the constraints to be followed. Actually white oak is recommended for marine use rather than red oak. Unlike red oak, the white oak produces blockages in the vascular capillaries of the xylem is called as called tyl...
by Katie
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: waterproofing wood
Replies: 5
Views: 5468

Re: waterproofing wood

There are some ways to water proof the wood. Prepare your wood by rubbing off any previous finish with sandpaper. You can use two different sandpaper grits-rough to get the tricky parts and then fine to give the wood a uniform finish. Apply the End Grain Sealer Kit according to the instructions. You...

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