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by ttownshaw
Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:10 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini Lumber Joining
Replies: 14
Views: 4340

Re: Malahini Lumber Joining

You really have two options for the side and bottom planking. You can either scarf the plywood together (which is what I did) or you can butt join them in place (which most people do). If done properly the butt joint is just as strong, will maintain the proper curve, and is (in my opinion) easier th...
by ttownshaw
Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:27 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini Lumber Joining
Replies: 14
Views: 4340

Re: Malahini Lumber Joining

Also, for your chines you might consider doing them in laminations (just like the sheer)...best of luck and share lots of pictures. We will be here when you have questions.
by ttownshaw
Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:59 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newb from MA joining
Replies: 1
Views: 899

Re: Newb from MA joining

tubby will be a great one for the kids. Welcome aboard.
by ttownshaw
Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: malahini vertical transom angle
Replies: 3
Views: 1019

Re: malahini vertical transom angle

I did the same Bob...just make sure you set the chine and sheer in enough to leave room for fairing.
by ttownshaw
Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:14 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from TURKEY :)
Replies: 3
Views: 953

Re: New member from TURKEY :)

Welcome aboard!
by ttownshaw
Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:34 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: chine & frame #4
Replies: 11
Views: 1668

Re: chine & frame #4

I found fairing much easier and less stressful than the actual installation of the chines. Take your time and you will do fine. Remember the leading edge of frame 4 will also get faired somewhat as well.
by ttownshaw
Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Bottom Member Half - Malahini
Replies: 7
Views: 1780

Re: Bottom Member Half - Malahini

I agree with Bob...you could just sister another piece like frame 4. But, if you have the extra wood and time you could just remake them and use the other pieces in other areas. Don't feel bad most of us here have cut pieces wrong, mixed glue incorrectly, and still made it to the end.
by ttownshaw
Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:34 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1515
Views: 321175

Re: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24

I'm curious as to what the underwater lights will provide?
Night time minow watching? :lol: :lol: :lol:
by ttownshaw
Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: Gathering 2013
Topic: Who's Coming?
Replies: 99
Views: 24582

Re: Who's Coming?

Sorry all...I'm out this year. My new job is going great but I don't get any time off for the first 6 months.
by ttownshaw
Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini side planking
Replies: 5
Views: 1586

Re: Malahini side planking

I honestly don't remember for certain but I believe the side skins at frame 4 are more than 24". You can double check on the full size plans. You definitely do not want to cut them too small!
by ttownshaw
Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:03 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: broken chine fix???
Replies: 4
Views: 1904

Re: broken chine fix???

I've been in your shoes! I removed the front third of one of my chines and made a compound scarf joint in place between the front 2 frames...in retrospect it would have been easier to replace the whole thing. Select the wood carefully and avoid pieces that have grain runout or heavy figure...both wi...
by ttownshaw
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:45 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1515
Views: 321175

Re: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24

fredt,

It's not the size of the boat, it's how you use it...lol.
by ttownshaw
Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member
Replies: 7
Views: 1148

Re: New member

welcome aboard dmac