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    Re: An Ilur in Finland

    Thanks Maarten! I need to organise and tidy up all the otherwise it will become a horrible mess in an instant.

    I tried to bend the false stem laminations in place but the curve seemed too tight...
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    Making progress, slowly but steadily. The strakes are now all cut to exact shape (leaving some extra in the ends).

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7808/32826329398_767c620044_c.jpgIMG_2984 by Otto...
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    The plank I'm using has 2 veneers lenghtwise, 1 crosswise, 1 lenghtwise, 1 crosswise, 2 lenghtwise. All in 0 or 90 degrees.
    Timo, I'm building the boat in Helsinki. You are welcome to pop by, as...
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    Vendia does offer a variety of different products, including frames. And Adrian Morgan has succesfully laminated frames of their regular 6mm planks. I do have quite a good looking log of oak waiting...
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    This is the "classic" Ilur and it will receive steam bent oak frames. I guess the cross grains in Vendia plank are there to eliminate warping and cracking a add dimensional stability, like in any...
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    Tracing the plank shapes to the glued planks with carbon paper.

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4828/45397342955_4a245247f5_c.jpgIMG_2940 by Otto Karvonen, on Flickr

    A shop made tracing wheel...
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    Re: An Ilur in Finland

    The first scarfs almost planed. I used only hand planes as I can't make too much dust in my studio. It was a real pleasure to plane this material. Imparts a lovely smell of pine resin. There is a...
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    A view of the ends of two planks ready for scarfing.

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4857/32437910398_78ebca9c88_z.jpgIMG_2877 by Otto Karvonen, on Flickr
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    Marking the agle of the scarf joint. Using a shop made bevel gauge to check the correct angle when gluing the scarf.

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4812/44493223070_fbab39acbf_z.jpgIMG_2871 (1) by...
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    Laying the full size patterns on the Vendia planks to get the angles of scarf joints.
    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4864/31371158467_7692d2c5c9_z.jpgIMG_2867 (1) by Otto Karvonen, on Flickr
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    Got the plank drawings in PDF from Mr. Vivier. Vendia planks come in 2600mm and 3000mm lenghts and various widths. Tried to figure out what I needed...
    Didn't manage to link the photo from Flickr,...
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    An Ilur in Finland

    One day, after a few years of co-owning and repairing a wooden yacht, I got this idea that I also need a small boat that can take me to places where the yacht cannot. After lots of time (well) spent...
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