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Old Jun 26, 2012, 06:33 PM
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Vinyard 40 1"=1'

I got plans for the Vinyard 40 from John last week.I took them to Staples and blew them up 150% ,they came out just about 40",close enough.Today the wood came and I laid out the frames and keel,so here we go again another build starting and 4 on the bench.
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 08:09 PM
no such thing as to many boats
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Keep the updates coming
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 08:20 PM
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Nice looking.
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Old Jun 26, 2012, 10:47 PM
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I am looking forward to this project. I love these old boats from the past. Please post a bunch of pictures.
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Old Jun 27, 2012, 05:24 PM
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I will be watching !
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Old Jun 28, 2012, 04:24 PM
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1"=1' Vinyard

Search under scupperbill or 40s and 50s boats for Vinyard photo.
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Old Jun 28, 2012, 07:44 PM
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Search under scupperbill or 40s and 50s boats for Vinyard photo.
Thanks Bill ,I have been using those pictures for reference
I am going to use tan or light green on the fordeck and house roof
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Old Jun 28, 2012, 07:55 PM
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I got the frames glued today also the transom 2pc of 1/8' glued up
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Old Jun 28, 2012, 08:32 PM
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Now your going. Looks like a fine start.
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Old Jun 29, 2012, 08:47 AM
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Glad to see someone attempt this build. I have considered it myself if I ever obtain a set of plans. What wood are you using for the frames and planking? I will be following your build with great intrest. Bob
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 11:59 AM
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I finished planking the hull today ,I think it came out nice.The hull has beautiful lines
Next I have to put on a thin coat of epoxy wood is real soft ,dents easly.
Waiting for another load of wood to continue,ran out of CA to.
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 12:02 PM
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Glad to see someone attempt this build. I have considered it myself if I ever obtain a set of plans. What wood are you using for the frames and planking? I will be following your build with great intrest. Bob
So far its been a fun build
I am using 3/16" balsa for the frames and 3/16"x3/4" for the planking
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 12:02 PM
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It looks very well done. She is going to be a very nice looking boat.
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 12:20 PM
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I cant believe I am only now seeing this.

I must have been in a coma.

Great shape !

What is the hull plank material ?

We need pics of real boats now, Yes ?
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 12:43 PM
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Great build. I will keep an eye on it.
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