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Jul 10, 2011, 09:37 AM
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Clinker-built!

We don't see that often. And this one is looking good. Thanks!
Jul 10, 2011, 11:17 AM
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Tell them where the wood is from Mick

Regards Ian.
Last edited by Circlip; Jul 26, 2011 at 07:16 AM. Reason: Sorry MICK
Jul 10, 2011, 11:27 AM
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The timber is from discarded mahogany window frames, I have contacts in double glazing
companies they save the mahogany for me when they replace with UPVC, otherwise it would end up in a skip.

Mick
Jul 11, 2011, 01:06 AM
Taking care of the pond.
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Nice build.
Jul 11, 2011, 01:26 AM
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SUPER.....Thanks....
Jul 11, 2011, 02:03 AM
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Thanks for all your comments, I will be posting pictures of each stage of the build, at
the moment I have fitted half the 46 ash ribs they have to be steamed with 11 rivets in each very time consuming.

Mick
Jul 11, 2011, 04:02 AM
Spreckels Lake, GGP, SF, CA
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This thread added to WOODIES: Wooden Pleasure Craft Build Logs listing.

Path: RCGroups -> Boats -> Scale Boats ->"WOODIES..."

Lookin' forward to following along
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Jul 11, 2011, 04:30 AM
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Originally Posted by patternmaker View Post
The timber is from discarded mahogany window frames, I have contacts in double glazing
companies they save the mahogany for me when they replace with UPVC, otherwise it would end up in a skip.


I wanna cry!!!!

Looks like a couple of pieces of real Old Growth Mahog too!!

Well, at least now it is going to a good and noble purpose!! The thought of it just going to an incinerator or dump...
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Jul 11, 2011, 06:18 AM
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I wanna cry!!!!

Looks like a couple of pieces of real Old Growth Mahog too!!

Well, at least now it is going to a good and noble purpose!! The thought of it just going to an incinerator or dump...
Hi Craig, it is sapele, well seasoned, I check the moisture content and just run through my planner thicknesser.

A lot of the timber I get is Utile much softer and not such a nice grain when
varnished but it all gets used for different parts, like you say its criminal to
dump.
Jul 11, 2011, 07:34 AM
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Lapstrake planking


Such great planking, I wish someday to have enough skill to tackle lapstrake ...
Jul 11, 2011, 05:01 PM
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Excellent planking! Keep up the good work!

/Jonatan
Jul 11, 2011, 11:59 PM
made of fire and pop rocks
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simply beautiful, subscribed!
Jul 12, 2011, 02:09 AM
WooHoo!
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Looks great. Very, very nice.
Jul 18, 2011, 07:31 AM
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Build Log Wide A Wake


Ash ribs completed, 600 copper rivets used.


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