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by hoodman
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: FRAMING LUMBER: HOW MUCH FLEXIBILITY DO WE HAVE IN OUR CHOICES?
Replies: 8
Views: 193

Re: FRAMING LUMBER: HOW MUCH FLEXIBILITY DO WE HAVE IN OUR CHOICES?

There is a whole chapter in Glen's book Boatbuilding with Plywood on acceptable boatbuilding lumber species. Some of that info may even be on the website. If you don't have the book I'd recommend it. It is a trove of information and will answer most questions. The plans and instructions basically as...
by hoodman
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 555
Views: 143561

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

You're a machine, Matt. Looking great!
by hoodman
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Otter's Ski Bass
Replies: 19
Views: 7306

Re: Otter's Ski Bass

Looks great! Keep it up!
by hoodman
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Removing the Sole
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Removing the Sole

I doubt there is any chance of damaging the hull. You'll thank yourself for adding the extra legroom.
by hoodman
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 12
Views: 672

Re: Insurance

Mine is insured through State Farm. There are a great many completed boats on the water.
by hoodman
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini from MD
Replies: 261
Views: 86150

Re: Malahini from MD

Badass windshield!
by hoodman
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Texas Barrelback 20
Replies: 162
Views: 67137

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Awesome job! That's an interesting idea with the foam.
by hoodman
Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 555
Views: 143561

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Looks great. Clean and simple. Seems like it's coming together quickly.
by hoodman
Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3029
Views: 608740

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Carl, everything looks really REALLY top-notch and quality. Your attention to detail is inspiring.
by hoodman
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3029
Views: 608740

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Carl, I'm not sure if there is an easy way to cut the bottom piece where it meets the deck. I ended up scribing it as close as I could and then slowly cutting it with a #4 hand plane. Mine lays back at 45 degrees so I was able to gauge that with a combination square. I had to go back and forth to th...
by hoodman
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Rub rails
Replies: 45
Views: 4324

Re: Rub rails

A slight round over would be good. It will hold the finish better too.
by hoodman
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 163
Views: 66773

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Most folks will advise a two-week cure on the epoxy before you try to start with painting. So if you are crunching for time you could stop there. Should be no problem with leaving it to sit for 4 years with just fiberglass on it especially if it's being stored inside. The hull looks great!
by hoodman
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 127
Views: 44941

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

I had a sheer break two days after it was permanently epoxied on. Really gotta watch the grain in that area.
by hoodman
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: modified malahini
Replies: 409
Views: 133007

Re: modified malahini

Go with what you got. 3/8 will work great for the deck.
by hoodman
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 555
Views: 143561

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

That starts nice and easy.

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