Maandelijks archief: oktober 2009

Planking the hull

I found it difficult to find the exact shear line on the forms. So I tried to find the line with a strip. I did not have straight strips. The poplar boards where straight but the wood had a lot … Lees verder

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Box beam and strong back

I made a box beam following Nick’s book. I did use an inferior quality of underlayment 19 mm thick. The result is a box beam that is not complete linear. Therefore I made the openings in the frame 1 cm wider then the … Lees verder

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Ripping boards into strips.

I used the method described by Björn Thomasson (http://www.thomassondesign.com/building/building_manual/preparations.aspx). At first I prepared my circular saw with a wider foot plate and a longer fence. I thought it worked reasonable well but I payed not enough attention to the strip … Lees verder

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After long years reading, lurking Nicks website and waiting, I started making the boxbeam. I hope it is not too flexible. I read that after the first strips on both sides it will be much stiffer but I know that … Lees verder

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