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by meb46
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: CNC Conversion
Replies: 26
Views: 15395

Re: CNC Conversion

Team - Many thanks for your valued input, and to be honest, very much the response that I expected given the nature of the builds. As what was touched on briefly, I do use the Modelling process as part of my visualization process and to work through the understanding of the structure, and helps me w...
by meb46
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: CNC Conversion
Replies: 26
Views: 15395

CNC Conversion

Having spent the last couple of weeks making my eyes go square from looking at Solidworks hour upon hour, I have found the migration of the Barrelback 19 (stretched to a 20' version) plans into a digital format and enabling me to CNC cut the frames to be a pretty frustrating process. I'm fairly capa...
by meb46
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback Modifications
Replies: 5
Views: 3911

Re: Barrelback Modifications

One further question I forgot to raise... Has anyone tried to modify the Barrelback transom to be sloped front to back as well as the standard curve side to side? I'm contemplating doing this by means of just extending the keel and hull bottom back by about 6" and the sloping the transom forward. Co...
by meb46
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback Modifications
Replies: 5
Views: 3911

Barrelback Modifications

A couple of weeks back, I pulled the trigger on ordering a set of Barrelback plans to really aid in my research and decision into making one. Obviously the decision on progressing a build of these is not one to be taken lightly, so consider this post as yet another input to the decision making proce...
by meb46
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Singapore
Replies: 3
Views: 1598

Hello from Singapore

Hello Forum, Just a quick introduction from Singapore... a New Zealand expatriate working in the Shipbuilding/Engineering Industry. I have been a fan of wooden boats for some time, and now avidly researching a Barrelback build for myself. Finally pulled the trigger on ordering Plans for the 19' Barr...
by meb46
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Asia Wood suitable for Boat Building
Replies: 5
Views: 4701

Re: Asia Wood suitable for Boat Building

Thanks for the feedback, have been researching Meranti a little further based on your comments, and will hopefully weed out what's the most suitable locally available.

Will keep you posted on what I find...
by meb46
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Asia Wood suitable for Boat Building
Replies: 5
Views: 4701

Asia Wood suitable for Boat Building

Hello All, New to the forum, and have a couple of questions that I'm hoping someone can answer. A quick background on myself... I'm a New Zealander, living in Singapore and running shipyards in Singapore and Vietnam. Although I am relatively familiar with Aluminium and Steel vessel builds, I have al...

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