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by Wawa2c
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: What the heck just happened aka did I just turn it all into kindling?
Replies: 13
Views: 2478

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All,

shimmed away my day. I like the results. Now onto fairing the front. Once I get the hang of it one part...now the bevels are really radical. And this "transition point". You can read all about it, but till you do it....


Jonathan
by Wawa2c
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: What the heck just happened aka did I just turn it all into kindling?
Replies: 13
Views: 2478

Re: What the heck just happened aka did I just turn it all into kindling?

Thanks everyone. I am feeling much better tonight after your comments and getting the shims down. Will restart fairing this weekend.

Jonathan
by Wawa2c
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: What the heck just happened aka did I just turn it all into kindling?
Replies: 13
Views: 2478

What the heck just happened aka did I just turn it all into kindling?

Hello How is this for a rookie mistake? Building Flying Saucer. Fairing keel to chine. Working from frame 1 to frame 2. In taking down the side of the keel to match the chine, I found that the "skin line" (where the planking will follow the longitudinal frame) has dropped 3/4" below the frame. Did n...
by Wawa2c
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Frame 2 does no match plan
Replies: 8
Views: 2097

Re: Frame 2 does no match plan

Hello All Thank you for the tips. I enjoy seeing others approaches. I have read completely all information received with the plans plus referencing Boatbuilding with Plywood book. Result so far is two frames (see picture #1) both of which are dead on to the patterns. Frame 2 does not match the measu...
by Wawa2c
Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Frame 2 does no match plan
Replies: 8
Views: 2097

Re: Frame 2 does no match plan

Hi Billy,

Sorry meant sheer line (looking at it upside down). For construction on this model overlap frames with ply gusset are being used, as per the plan.
by Wawa2c
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Frame 2 does no match plan
Replies: 8
Views: 2097

Frame 2 does no match plan

Hello All Is it possible the frame full size pattern does not match the noted measurements on the plan? I am building Flying Saucer with overlap frame joints. According to noted measurements, centerline to sheer is 34 1/4 and base line to sheer is 38 3/16. But I get from measuring the pattern and fr...

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