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by Joris
Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:29 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: re-using old mahogany
Replies: 16
Views: 6485

Re: re-using old mahogany

John, Thanks, although i'm not sure i will go for the Biscayne, it's good to know the modern 2L and 2.5L diesels are an option. :wink: Roberta, The plan is to make frames from these planks after shaving them to 1/2" and each frame would me made twice but having the joins in a different spot so when ...
by Joris
Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:14 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: re-using old mahogany
Replies: 16
Views: 6485

Re: re-using old mahogany

This morning i went to see the guy that lets me use his saw and planner, he's a woodworker but admitted he's not really into tropical woods. It's pretty light and dense he said, and if it's good for boatbuilding he thinks it was a good buy. So, i guess it's time to decide what boat it's going to be....
by Joris
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: re-using old mahogany
Replies: 16
Views: 6485

Re: re-using old mahogany

Bill, i'm sure DHL knows a good way to make these planks a lot less attractive :mrgreen: So if i understand correctly, the differences between all the different sort of mahogany (and i found out there are a lot...) are no reason not to use these planks for frames and hull? I noticed i posted this in...
by Joris
Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:07 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: re-using old mahogany
Replies: 16
Views: 6485

re-using old mahogany

in my search of a woodsupplier i ran into someone who has an quite large stock of mahogany planks but since i'm new to wood-working i'm trying to figger out if they could be used for boat-constructing. planks are 50-60 years old and were probably used as floors as there are two small holes on each s...
by Joris
Fri Mar 01, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Biscayne-power?
Replies: 4
Views: 3315

Biscayne-power?

I can get a 3.7L Mercruiser (180hp) in very good condition really cheap. Anyone out there knows if this is something worth considering for the Biscayne 18'?

Joris
by Joris
Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Bruynzeel Hechthout any experiences?
Replies: 9
Views: 5093

Re: Bruynzeel Hechthout any experiences?

AMPlas,

Can you send me some info on where you bought the plywood? I'm looking around in Belgium/Netherlands/France.

Thanks,
Joris
by Joris
Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello From Belgium
Replies: 1
Views: 736

Hello From Belgium

Hello,
My name is Joris and i live in belgium. I'd like to build the 18' Biscayne.
So first question; how many Hp is reasonable for the Biscayne 18?

Joris

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