Aussie Gentry

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John R
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:40 pm

G/Day well got a second deck plank on came in pretty good using Alu strips to hold it down and the clamps to pull tight .....John
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:46 am

G/Day well finally finished the Mahogany and Silver Ash strips now a bit of sanding and start the straight planking .....John
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby tysman52 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:38 pm

Looks Awesome Mate!

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby Milhouse » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:27 pm

I love the look of the stripped wood on the deck. It has got me thinking of trying to do that on my 16' Ski Boat Restoration instead of trying to laminate a layer of 4mm mahogony plywood on it. Thoughts?
Jim
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:47 pm

G/Day well started on the straight planking on the deck and i have raised it slightly to enhance the timbers i am using Sapele and Silver Ash strips between slow process keep having to make Alu extensions for the clamps............ John
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:49 pm

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby JimmY » Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:51 am

Hi John,

That will be a very unique and pretty deck.
-Jim
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:14 pm

G/Day well finished half the fore-deck now lots of sanding to do, then turn the boat around and do it again ......John
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby Richie M » Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:29 pm

Great looking deck. The outer pattern reminds me of strip built kayaks.
Great work

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby vupilot » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:35 pm

Fantastic! Making the coverboards out of strips is a great idea. Its really much simpler than plank boards.

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:50 pm

G/Day well first coat of epoxy went on this is the first of 6 coats as this seals the timber and makes it stable while i do the other side then when most of the deck is done (except the hatch) it will get 12 coats of varnish.....John
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby Shaunh » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:55 pm

Hi John

Looking great. How did you go clearing the Sapelle dust from the grain of the Silver Ash? I worked Silver Ash and Black Bean together years ago on a laminated curve and found 0000 steel wool and compressed air was good. I like your clamping jigs. we have also used the metal timber straps on long shallow curves. you could put a strap right round the boat!! Looking forward to the next instalment.
Cheers Shaun

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby BayouBengal » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:58 am

Really like the light wood inlay on the cover boards. Very unique. :D

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby JimmY » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:04 am

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-Jim
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Postby John R » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:58 pm

G/Day well finished the fore deck now to sand it and seal it with epoxy primer, now making all the cross beams and dash ....John
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