Biss's Malahini Build

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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Hercdrvr » Mon May 06, 2019 8:16 am

Catching up on this Malahini build, looking good. Two sheets to cover the entire sub-deck is astonishing, I probably had close to 2 sheets left over in scraps.
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Biss » Tue May 07, 2019 5:54 pm

Been cutting and fitting deck boards. Was able to get a few glued down this evening. It was a bit of a puzzle bookmatching the pieces, but Im pretty sure I was able to get them all paired properly.
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by footer » Wed May 08, 2019 3:16 am

Looking good. I had a similar problem with the different colored boards, mostly on my stern, because I ran out of wood and had to use all my long boards up first on my bow and then use the scraps on my stern. Funny how a batch of boards will look the same until you cut and plane it and realize the color is different.

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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Biss » Wed May 08, 2019 5:28 pm

Yeah, got a few boards that are alittle darker. Doesn't bother me too much. Just gives it more character :D. Got the other side cut and glued down this evening.
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Bill Edmundson » Wed May 08, 2019 6:20 pm

I like it!

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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by PeterG » Wed May 08, 2019 8:24 pm

Looking really sharp, great lines and proportions!
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by JimmY » Thu May 09, 2019 9:30 am

Very nice. I like the way your joined the covering boards.
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Biss » Thu May 09, 2019 6:58 pm

Thanks guys. Still plugging along. Fit and glued some more planks.
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Hercdrvr » Sat May 11, 2019 10:45 am

Decking looks very nice. I never worry too much about matching up wood grain and color, an odd one here and there adds character to me.
Very nice indeed.
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Hercdrvr » Sat May 11, 2019 10:49 am

I was admiring your seat frames too, very well built.
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Milhouse » Sat May 11, 2019 11:07 am

Looking great! The way that the king plank rounds into the covering boards is the same way that I did mine, I think this is the best look.

All my boards were epoxied down, they were about 3/16" thick and they have been fine so far.
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Biss » Tue May 14, 2019 7:21 pm

Thanks again fellas.

Well while making some fiddly combing pieces this afternoon, I had alittle mishap with the router. Damaged my left thumb a little. Tore about half the nail off and mangled the end pretty bad. Thought I'd just post this as a friendly reminder to be careful around the power tools. Ive been working with wood working tools for over 30 years and always try to do things safely, just made a stupid mistake today and it got me!

Anyway, It could have been alot worse. Im pretty sure things will heal without too much disfigurement! Thumbs up to power tool safety :D
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by hoodman » Tue May 14, 2019 7:52 pm

I have two routers. One is 100 years old. The other one plugs in and makes me really nervous. I always feel like it's in control and not me. Hope your thumb heals well. Your boat is looking awesome!
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by Hercdrvr » Tue May 14, 2019 9:09 pm

It’s the tool I’m not afraid of that bites me. Sorry about your little mishap.
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Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Post by footer » Wed May 15, 2019 5:55 am

My buddy's knee jerk reaction, dropping a board, resulted in loosing fingers on his table saw.
I tried to rework a part on my router table with a 3/4" bit, after cutting off my safety hold. It caught, kicked back, jammed my finger, and it me hard in my stomach. Not to mention the damage it did to a couple hours worth of work.
Sorry to hear of your injury. I hope it heals well.

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