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    10-23-2018, 12:18 PM
    AJZimm replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    The key thing to remember about diagonals is that they are not, strictly speaking, necessary to define the shape of the boat when you go to build it....
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    10-21-2018, 07:21 PM
    AJZimm replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Found these pictures from my first build, illustrating the nailhead transfer method for solid timber moulds:
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    10-19-2018, 06:46 PM
    AJZimm replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Leave the curves in until you actually start spiling the planks (with battens) and see where they actually end up. You can always flatten them as...
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    10-19-2018, 06:42 PM
    AJZimm replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Alex, A few posts back James McMullen pointed out that you only need the edges when building moulds. For an illustration of what he meant, you can...
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    10-12-2018, 12:37 PM
    You may have different outboards down under than we do here in North America but I have a Yamaha 2.5 HP 4 stroke that I just bought this spring for...
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    09-29-2018, 08:14 AM
    Thanks for telling us about the trip. Just proves you don’t have to go far from home to find adventure Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    09-29-2018, 08:08 AM
    I look forward to hearing more, Bruce, especially whether or not you survived to tell the tale! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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"A man who is not afraid of the sea will soon be drowned, for he will be going out on a day he shouldn't. We do be afraid of the sea, and we only be drowned now and again" Aran Islands Fisherman

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