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    03-01-2015, 03:36 PM
    Bit of a no brainier really, if I added the time for dimensioning and then lofting it would be like working for les than 50p an hour and there is...
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    03-01-2015, 02:39 PM
    Getting bored of adding all the dimensions
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    03-01-2015, 08:31 AM
    Yes I totally agree, with the guidance of the folk on this forum I have just recreated what already exists and I could, and a more sensible person...
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    03-01-2015, 08:20 AM
    The picture is one on the two sheets, there will be four copies of each of the four panels with a joint at the midships point. So port bow, starboard...
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    03-01-2015, 04:01 AM
    Design progressing Starting to layout the panels, not one of flo-mo's 99% use of a sheet but easily get it out of 2 sheets with some spare to make...
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    02-28-2015, 01:26 AM
    Very big thanks Flo-mo, you are clearly considerably more patient and accurate than I am. I using 300g A3 size and not using the cyanoacrylate glue....
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    02-21-2015, 04:00 PM
    I don't know if you are still at it and if you already decided on a certain design, but here is one of my one sheet design attempts which may be...
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    02-21-2015, 03:41 PM
    Checked the design to your recommendations and happens to be spot on. Have worked on my racing dingy (wooden streaker) and taking her up to the club...
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    02-21-2015, 03:09 AM
    12 x 30 symmetrical reworked Length over all 3.660 (m) Maximum beam 0.767 (m) Design draught 0.105 (m)Length over all 12 ft Maximum beam 30...
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    02-21-2015, 02:26 AM
    Big thanks for posting the video Brian, that has really sold the symmetry idea for me, long term I think a sailing rig will be added. I have probably...
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    02-20-2015, 04:44 PM
    Top picture is the new reworked symmetrical, blue lines water lines Middle picture is the last asymmetrical, blue lines water lines In the lines...
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    02-20-2015, 04:15 PM
    Iteration five, a minimal loss of freeboard but looking much better will check and rework in the morning
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    02-20-2015, 03:29 PM
    Canoez You have a good eye. Below is a study of the two hulls, it has taken an hour get the waterline and station spacing the same in both models....
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    02-20-2015, 01:58 PM
    Thanks Canoez I just put a rough first draft up, this was the old model modified. I have now started remodelling from scratch and will polish. The...
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    02-20-2015, 10:30 AM
    What are are trying to see the dxf in - it will need to be CAD package. I have free Delft and it will not export DXF or print them because it is...
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    02-20-2015, 09:29 AM
    Well I have gone full circle, from starting by admiring craft like Selway Fisher Little kate, Ian Oughtred Wee Rob and CLC Sassafras 12 I have come...
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    02-20-2015, 07:21 AM
    Hi Brian, Just been nosey and looked up where Keyhaven is, what a lovely part of the country and a great place to potter. I use Solid Edge, I am a...
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    02-20-2015, 02:45 AM
    A big thanks to one and all in your insistence that in increase the length. I was doing the final checking of the Delftship model before transferring...
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    02-19-2015, 12:39 PM
    I am pending approval and wil post on their page. I will be making provision for a small rig with the final design cheers Tink
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    02-19-2015, 12:35 PM
    Not a problem, you've been so helpful, I will post on the OCSG Facebook page to see what they think. When happy will be transferring from Delftship...
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    02-19-2015, 10:59 AM
    Thanks Canoez Made a few changes, removed the ply deck, a traditional wooden gunwale will look better and negligible weight increase . Reduced the...
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    02-19-2015, 02:52 AM
    A very small increase in length to 3.6m (11.8ft), rocker reduced and I have added a small 40mm (1.5 inch) wide 'deck' this will hopefully eliminate...
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    02-18-2015, 05:30 PM
    as you guys won't let the length issue go I will measure the space I have tomorrow, with a lot of re-organisation I could go a little bigger. Thanks...
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    02-18-2015, 04:09 PM
    new bow,looks a lot better I think. Added a little reverse curve to the top plank
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    02-18-2015, 03:11 PM
    With regards the length from the posts above many people have designed built and had fun with canoes within the 11/12 ft range. There are also many...
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    02-18-2015, 02:36 PM
    Thanks James, very valid point I had not thought of, the river I plan to tour has a fair bit of flotsam so rounded / angled bow sounds like a must....
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    02-18-2015, 11:26 AM
    Dear all thanks for all the replies, thanks for names of similar designs canoez, some I have not looked at and will give them a serious look at....
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    02-18-2015, 03:57 AM
    Dear all thanks for all the help Masonite is indeed the same as UK hardboard. Have been looking at materials Hardboard 6 $9 Foamed PVC 16 $25...
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    02-18-2015, 03:12 AM
    despite trying to post actual pictures via flickr and following instructions I have spectacularly failed I just get 'exceeds your quota' error so...
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    02-18-2015, 02:58 AM
    Slug, why do you say hardboard is hard to work with?
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