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    11-22-2017, 06:27 AM
    Racundra replied to a thread Cutting gains in Building / Repair
    Thanks for this Max. I don't have a router - they scare me too much! I reckon I do go very wrong very quickly with them!
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    11-22-2017, 06:26 AM
    Racundra replied to a thread Cutting gains in Building / Repair
    Haha! Oh dear. I will try to avoid any punctuation if I'm writing from my phone! Sorry!
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    11-21-2017, 03:59 PM
    Racundra replied to a thread Cutting gains in Building / Repair
    I have a fence on my rebate plane too, but I can’t use it “on” the boat because the inner stem gets in the way... Sent from my...
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    11-21-2017, 01:26 PM
    Racundra replied to a thread Cutting gains in Building / Repair
    Ah, I hadn’t thought about having to bevel the gains... more head-scratching ahead... Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    11-21-2017, 01:23 PM
    Racundra replied to a thread Cutting gains in Building / Repair
    Hi Jeff When people talk about “hogging out the bulk,” it makes me wonder if that’s possible with 1/4” planks! Sent...
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    11-20-2017, 09:37 AM
    Racundra replied to a thread Cutting gains in Building / Repair
    Thanks to everyone. It looks like I'm pretty much heading in the right direction... I'm only working with 1/4" ply (5 laminates), so it feels like it...
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    11-20-2017, 02:17 AM
    Hi everyone... I’m just at the stage where I need to cut the first gains on my Oughtred Guillemot. I’m aiming for about 12”...
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    11-15-2017, 03:12 PM
    Thanks Mike! It's sooo frustrating having to focus on paid work instead of unpaid boat building... I found myself talking to 'her' the other day, to...
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    11-15-2017, 03:10 PM
    The clamps are 3/4" thick ply. 12" long x 4" wide, with an 8" long slot, 3/4" wide. The 8" dimension is enough for any of the strakes, but if I'm...
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    11-14-2017, 04:52 PM
    Thanks Ken! A rare moment of inspiration... Of course I haven't used them with epoxy all over the place yet. I may end up with a boat covered in...
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    11-14-2017, 02:53 PM
    So work has reared it’s ugly head and pretty much put a stop to boat building for a while. I’m a teacher, and managed to sneak into the...
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    11-13-2017, 02:37 PM
    Well I tried a piece gently and it made all sorts of creaking sounds, so I thought “better safe than sorry,” and steamed them all. They...
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    11-13-2017, 08:02 AM
    I was hunting for crooks and gave up. I went for laminating in the end and cut 1/8" thick strips of iroko 2 1/2" wide and 50+" long. I then steamed...
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