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Old Aug 19, 2007, 04:52 PM
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My version of scratch built Typhoon


Hi everybody, this is my first try in boat building. It is 39" long 8" wide scratch built.
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Old Aug 19, 2007, 04:56 PM
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Yes it looks strange, but as I wrote here this is my first attempt in boat building
Old Aug 19, 2007, 04:59 PM
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Some views from inside
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:06 PM
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Covering with 1/64 plywood and some interior details
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:10 PM
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Installing "covering board" and start with planking
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:16 PM
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Finishing planking, redoing covering board (just did not like it, had to cut off old one with router), bending planks for stem
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:17 PM
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Your FIRST scratch built?????

That is going to be very light METI, with all those holes in the bulkheads!...

What motor?..

Nice, please keep the pics coming, a very nice build so far!
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:22 PM
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Just before staining
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:24 PM
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Your FIRST scratch built?????

That is going to be very light METI, with all those holes in the bulkheads!...

What motor?..

Nice, please keep the pics coming, a very nice build so far!

I'm going to install electric motor
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:30 PM
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Stunning!
I hope you can tell us about cutting the frames out...

Pat
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:31 PM
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I'm going to install electric motor
Yes, yes, yes...

Make?.. Type?... size?...

I think you have a foot in the aircraft camp Meti, those holes are the sign of weight saving.. possibly gliders?

Very very impressive.
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:56 PM
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Yes, yes, yes...

Make?.. Type?... size?...

I think you have a foot in the aircraft camp Meti, those holes are the sign of weight saving.. possibly gliders?

Very very impressive.
I studied aircraft design at university that's why so many holes in the frames and yes it is weight saving.

Here is a picture of layout and motor
Old Aug 19, 2007, 05:58 PM
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Stunning!
I hope you can tell us about cutting the frames out...

Pat
Cutting is manual and very traditional:
- draw frames on plywood
- drill holes
- cut with arch saw
- sanding


here is a pic of my secret tools
Old Aug 19, 2007, 06:23 PM
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this is my first try in boat building
I might as well shoot myself now...............

METI, this is magnificent. Awesome. Brilliant.


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