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by Biss
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Biss's Malahini Build
Replies: 342
Views: 91576

Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Thanks guys. I started faring the aft end of the boat yesterday. Did the easy stuff up to frame 4! It appears to get a little more complicated forward of that. Lots of good info on the forum to help, but if anyone has tips for faring frame 4 forward I'd be happy to hear them!
by Biss
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Biss's Malahini Build
Replies: 342
Views: 91576

Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Next I milled the keel, chines, shears and used scarf joints as required. Then laminated the keel with ply and began fitting the shear/chines. I actually used a reciprocating saw for the forward (frame 4) notch cutting which worked really well. During the fitting of the chine, I used the full thickn...
by Biss
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Biss's Malahini Build
Replies: 342
Views: 91576

Biss's Malahini Build

Started my build last month, so I thought I'd post some updates. Got my lumber from Phillips Forrest Products over in TX. It is African Mahogany. 20180720_154916.jpg Patterened and cut/planed the various frames. Since my lumber was 5/4, I planed to a full 1 in. 20180722_125543.jpg Built all the fram...
by Biss
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New guy from Camden, AR
Replies: 13
Views: 2625

Re: New guy from Camden, AR

Thanks for the advice!
by Biss
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New guy from Camden, AR
Replies: 13
Views: 2625

Re: New guy from Camden, AR

Well, im still in the planning stage. I did find a place locally for mahagony (african) lumber and the ply. It will likely be july or august before i actually get started though.
by Biss
Fri May 04, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New guy from Camden, AR
Replies: 13
Views: 2625

Re: New guy from Camden, AR

Got my plans and building with plywood book yesterday. Happened to be off from work today, so i have spent alittle time going thru everything. Looks like alot of fun ahead! Im sure ill have lots of questions after i get going. First question (which is asked often, im sure), for those near me, where ...
by Biss
Thu May 03, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New guy from Camden, AR
Replies: 13
Views: 2625

Re: New guy from Camden, AR

I appreciate the warm welcome from everyone!
by Biss
Tue May 01, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New guy from Camden, AR
Replies: 13
Views: 2625

New guy from Camden, AR

Hello everyone, my name is Keith and I live in Camden, AR. I am planning to build a Malahini. I purchased the plans last week along with the boat building bible. Can't wait to dig into this. A little background on me, I've been married for over 18yrs and have two great kids (girls) 11 and 15 (I hope...

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