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by specialk
Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Paulownia Plywood
Replies: 4
Views: 3923

Re: Paulownia Plywood

This is a tree they grow in Asia.. It will grow 12 feet a year..we started growing and using in the south for custom cabinets on airplanes.. I have about 20 I am growing for a wind break... I my opinion it is a very brittle tree.. The plywood I have use to make cabinet boxes, is light and eazy to wo...
by specialk
Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:46 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Power Skiff 14 plan modifications
Replies: 7
Views: 3216

Re: Power Skiff 14 plan modifications

I am sure you will get a answer to your modifiation question..But I think the Flats Flyer might be a better build ...It is has a front deck...and back deck for a polling platform... I am building one now..and I am have a blast...hope that helps..there are so many other's on this fourm with more expe...
by specialk
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112437

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Thanks Gayle.. it is a blast building. I wish I would have done this years ago.. Your father and Ken, really make it eazy.. I am already thinking of my second build.. !
by specialk
Tue Jun 03, 2014 6:22 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112437

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

I hope everyone had a great Memoral Day .. I had to work..hospitals never close..But had afew days off, got all chine's steam bent, all limbers cut in.. started farring.. and got the first two 4x8 sheets of plwood on .. AND A BOAT IS BORN...
by specialk
Fri May 16, 2014 7:43 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112437

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Have been busy on tractor fixin, truck fixin not much time for boat building. I did make a steam bender..(want to thank mrintense for adding that you-tube link that showed you how to ) this is not the best picture, when I have a full day I will get a better one,, It is so eazy to make. I could not f...
by specialk
Sun May 11, 2014 6:06 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112437

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Well had time to do a little work.. do not laugh at my board bending techniques,, I try to use what I have.. I found a presure cooker in the back of our cabinets, so I am going to try to make a steam bender on my next day off.. the chine log needs a little steam to get the right bend..it keeps makin...
by specialk
Thu May 01, 2014 5:35 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: hey from alabama
Replies: 4
Views: 871

Re: hey from alabama

Welcome.. Not to sure on your question.. but someone that has build your boat before, will give you ideas, I am sure. Please put up some pictures..!
by specialk
Thu May 01, 2014 5:28 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112437

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Did get some work done on the boat...Time off goes so fast..plowing and planting almost done... Honey-Do-List..well we won't talk about that..Lets talk about the gas tank..can not say enough about Boyd Wielding, they did a get job.. and shipped it to my door..I found them on the inter-web...got all ...
by specialk
Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112437

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

I made a Scarf Jig.. this is a simple and quick way...and works good
by specialk
Sun Apr 20, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Plywood frames?
Replies: 322
Views: 72306

Re: Plywood frames?

Great job..I am just building a boat I can fish out of ...maybe one year... she is Beautiful
by specialk
Sat Apr 19, 2014 5:25 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112437

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Well it is Plowing and Planting season.. so not much work on the boat. I did make time to get Keel done...and wanted to show off all my clamps..well half of them anyway. I hope to have some time the first few days of May. I did order my fiberglass and paint for the bottom..found a great place to mak...
by specialk
Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:00 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Lake Hartwell ACBS
Replies: 6
Views: 1740

Re: Lake Hartwell ACBS

I just looked at the website... hate I will miss it.. My wife owns Bahama Baby and she has a thing for spring break that weekend... maybe next year..
by specialk
Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:42 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112437

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

I had a thought...and need help from y'all...should I go ahead and fiberglass the front and sides of the rod holders now .. so I can flip them and keep them flat,, just thinking ahead and it seems it would be easer now than under the gunwales and them standing vertical ..
by specialk
Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Memphis
Replies: 4
Views: 823

Re: Hello from Memphis

Welcome ... from Gaston S.C. about 2hrs away form Greenwood...
by specialk
Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:27 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Plywood frames?
Replies: 322
Views: 72306

Re: Plywood frames?

I have to agree with the coments above.. I have wanted to build the Flats Flyer for 10yrs and kept puting it off... I found the Glen L Fourm.. started reading and it gave me the cofidence to get going on my build... and I have been building houses, apartments, cabinets and commercial work most all m...

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