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by Rob57
Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:25 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member Grant from Australia, Tahoe 19 build
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Re: New member Grant from Australia, Tahoe 19 build

Welcome grant. im building the Biscayne 22 here on hindmarsh island when I can get back on to it,other projects in the way at the moment,eg re-building cabin sides and internal fitout on my Halverson 25,anyway one more layer of ply to the bottom and sides I can then turn her over.i did source good t...
by Rob57
Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:50 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member in Adelaide Australia
Replies: 15
Views: 4247

Re: New Member in Adelaide Australia

Darren I used Oregon for the frames/ engine bearers etc from bone timber in Adelaide ask for select timbers and tell them what you are building,the timbers I got were beautiful.I made the frames out of mdf first then pinned them onto the solid timber and ran the router around came out good anyway go...
by Rob57
Fri Jun 26, 2015 6:05 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member in Adelaide Australia
Replies: 15
Views: 4247

Re: New Member in Adelaide Australia

welcome Darren I suggest pull the cars out cover them and start a boat,you will find that you cant leave it alone,but remember its a long term project,and its not rocket science and this site is great for advise,i looked at Bob perkins biscayne build photos and decided to use his photos as my guide ...
by Rob57
Sun Jun 21, 2015 5:23 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member in Adelaide Australia
Replies: 15
Views: 4247

Re: New Member in Adelaide Australia

hello kevB im building the Biscayne 22 here on hindmarsh island im fairly well advanced with the hull,wood supplies eg Oregon can be sourced from bones timber in Adelaide good straight clears,keep a look out on gumtree or ebay I bought a very nice Chrysler 318 fully marinised,when you are ready come...
by Rob57
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:46 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Sheer profile
Replies: 3
Views: 986

Re: Sheer profile

Thanks for the replies regarding the sheer profile I was more worried about getting the side profile right not the deck ,but like the idea of taking photographs,maybe I will just carry on with the boat as is thanks again Rob
by Rob57
Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:24 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Sheer profile
Replies: 3
Views: 986

Sheer profile

Hello im building the Biscayne 22ft Im applying the second layer of plywood on the bottom,but before I start putting the plywood on the sides I need to true up the sheer profile,but this is hard to get a true sighting being so low to the ground,my thoughts were either lift the hole boat including th...
by Rob57
Sun Aug 04, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member from Goolwa, South Australia
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

Re: New Member from Goolwa, South Australia

Hello new member from Goolwa,i am just over the bridge on hindmarsh island and I am building the 22ft Biscayne, I am just about ready to finish the battens,anyway if you fancy a look just contact me 0421701621
by Rob57
Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:38 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Biscayne 22 ply qty
Replies: 6
Views: 2942

Re: Biscayne 22 ply qty

Thanks everybody for your help regards Rob
by Rob57
Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Biscayne 22 ply qty
Replies: 6
Views: 2942

Biscayne 22 ply qty

Hello all,can anybody advise on the amount of sheets req to plank the bottom and sides of a 22ft bicayne,also could anybody advise if 4mm marine ply is ok to use,sourced a supply at a good price BS1088,also a big thanks to Bob Perkins for is photos I would not have started this project without his p...
by Rob57
Sun Jun 02, 2013 5:10 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 841

Re: New Member

thanks fergal you should come over in 2015 when our woodenboat festival is on here in Goolwa sth Australia,ive been on the committee for 12years,i also got griff rhys jones to come to our festival last year, he was fantastic,you can read all about it in the june edition of classic boat magazine,anyw...
by Rob57
Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 841

New Member

Hello everybody my name is Rob I live in Adelaide south Australia and I am building the Biscayne 22 ,I am currently attaching the battens at the moment,but earning a living gets in the way,anyway will keep you informed

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