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by Old aussie
Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:32 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Riveria update
Replies: 230
Views: 44946

Aussie Riveria update

Hi,

Have finished the transom and attached some shots, have also added some gussets in the corners of the transom.


Old aussie Peter
by Old aussie
Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: Gathering 2012
Topic: Official Gathering 6 Dates and Location
Replies: 179
Views: 35675

Re: Official Gathering 6 Dates and Location

Old Aussie,

Bill, Jamie is able to make it i cant wait but i guess i have to , i will just get stuck into the boat and the time will pass
,
Peter.
by Old aussie
Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Riviera frame 3
Replies: 10
Views: 1295

Re: Riviera frame 3

Old Aussie

Got one on will try again,
by Old aussie
Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Riviera frame 3
Replies: 10
Views: 1295

Re: Riviera frame 3

Old Aussie Riviera build No message with photo of Riviera frames still learning to use computer I am getting there, as you could see my build frame is made of steel, I have designed it so I can jack the whole thing up 500 mm so it is easier for me to work on without bending over ,back injury, I have...
by Old aussie
Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:14 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Riviera frame 3
Replies: 10
Views: 1295

Re: Riviera frame 3

Old Aussie pics
by Old aussie
Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Riviera frame 3
Replies: 10
Views: 1295

Riviera frame 3

Old Aussie Riviera frame 3 the plans show frame 3 may have to be trimmed to allow the motor to fit, I am thinking of doing that before fitting the frame , motor will be 350 chev type . if i trim the floor ply inside the stringers down to the timber frame would that be enough, I thought it would be e...
by Old aussie
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: Gathering 2012
Topic: Official Gathering 6 Dates and Location
Replies: 179
Views: 35675

Re: Official Gathering 6 Dates and Location

Old Aussie I will definitely be there ,looking foward to it .it depends on Jamies work if he can get time off i hope that he can, meanwhile i will try to have a look at some of the local boats, thanks for the info looking foward to meeting everyone , Peter
by Old aussie
Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Gathering 2012
Topic: Official Gathering 6 Dates and Location
Replies: 179
Views: 35675

Re: Official Gathering 6 Dates and Location

Old Aussie Australia Just a couple of questions , whats the weather like at lake Nickajack in September, hot or cold, and are there any large towns or cities near by where we could get accommodation , if we just hapened to be in that area at that time of year. I would love to be there and look at th...
by Old aussie
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 38462

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Old Aussie from Gladstone Hi , building a Riviera started a couple of weeks ago going ok . last year in november I drove down to Grafton NSW to have a look at a wooden boat display , it was put on by the (Australian Amateur Boat Builders) it was well worth the trip , Grafton has the Jacaranda festiv...
by Old aussie
Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 272
Views: 79043

Re: Aussie Belle

The plane is a falcon I bought it in my second year of my apprentiship in 1965 , but I will use a electric plane to do all
my work to old to lazy to do it by hand, na just kidding got more hand planes at home.
Older Aussie. Peter
by Old aussie
Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:58 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Riviera Build.....Monthly Update
Replies: 66
Views: 11472

Re: Riviera Build.....Monthly Update

I though I was the only crazy one; I only have the battons chines. sheers made and I do the same thing.

Old aussie. Peter. Riviera. build

Queensland Australia
by Old aussie
Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member Gladstone, Queensland,Australia, (Old Aussie)
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

Re: New member Gladstone, Queensland,Australia, (Old Aussie

HI I have the plans for the Riviera , will be makeing battons chines sheers first. they will be placed in a jig i have made to pre bend them , I know they can be bent cold but it will make it easier if there is already some bend in them. build frame is made out of steel as I am building a rotisserie...
by Old aussie
Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 38462

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Hi Tim,

Can you please add me to the Aussie list..
My Name is Peter Mortimer (Old aussie) I live in Gladstone Qld and I am building the Riveria....

Peter
by Old aussie
Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member Gladstone, Queensland,Australia, (Old Aussie)
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

New member Gladstone, Queensland,Australia, (Old Aussie)

Hi, Iwould like to introduce myself, I am a retired carpenter my wife and i live in a small town called Bracewell, near Gladstone on the central coast Queensland, Australia. Jamie who is building (Aussie,Belle) is our eldest son. I have been watching the video of (Midnight,Cry) on the net and it has...
by Old aussie
Thu Dec 08, 2011 1:21 am
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: scarf joints
Replies: 8
Views: 2704

scarf joints

Hi I read all the comments on scarf joints with great intrest on all ways that diferent people do that job my son and I are both building boates he is building belle isle and I am building a riveria when he started his build I played around with scarf joints by glueing joints out of the same timber ...