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by bobf13
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: 17' Whitehall Planking
Replies: 1
Views: 245

17' Whitehall Planking

I’m building the 17’ Whitehall and started planking at the sheer because I want the planks to run parallel with the sheer as it'll be a clear finish. I'm at the point of frustration as I have spent the last few days trying to figure out how to install the last 15 or so planks as they must attach fir...
by bobf13
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 7
Views: 2987

Re: Strip planking

I'm now ready to start strip planking using Poxy-Grip. I read that edge nailing with 1 1/4" galvanized brad every 4" to 10" (depending on bends). Questions: 1) Is this nailing is done on every strip? 2) Do I nail every strip to each patterns? 3) Do I pull the nails through after epoxy sets? 4) Do I ...
by bobf13
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 7
Views: 2987

Re: New Member

Thanks for your answers and support as I go through this process. Another key question that unfortunately I think I know the answer, as I cut the keel to final size 1 3/4" x 3 1/4" with angles according to design, the keel has a slight bow to the right. Since the piece is at final sizing there are n...
by bobf13
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 7
Views: 2987

New Member

Bob Fritch, Campbell CA. Building my first boat, a 17' Whitehall. I look forward to getting advise and guidance as I work my way through the building process. I'll ask my first question. For the transom, it appears the initial cut needs to be at least 3/4" larger than the drawing shows so a 30 degre...

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