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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,

    So I've set off on planking with ply. For the first pieces I lofted I had scanned the ply cut layout portion of the provided plans, put them in CAD, calibrated to 8' X 4' sheets and...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Thanks! I like your reasoning with regard to the chines.

    Here is a shot of a hammer and dolly in car body repair.

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    With regards to my question, a dolly is used as a supporting mass...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Note to self:

    Don't edit posts from computer other than the one that has the photos.

    Carry on.
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,

    Having purchased the ply, painted the hard spots and faired out all of my goofs, its time to plank. Well almost, the first bit is the transom. Here is a shot of the last frame...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,

    Opinions and recommendations considered, Joubert Okoume was the choice. 6mm & 9mm purchased today. Lots of mental energy spent on this decision, but the bottom line was it was the...
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    I'm on the Red Sox/Dodger series bandwagon this year just like last year. The path to the AL side of the world series is fraught with danger, getting by the evil empire is just the start.

    By the...
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    Re: More Hartley

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    This looks like fun!

    And it has my top color choices in one shot. Special thanks to austrailianhartleyts16.org for the photo!

    I like the teal hull on the inside boat,
    Love the rub...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Muchas Gracias Don! Just what I was looking for. I've been collecting photo's of boats to collect ideas, and this has a ton of them!

    Great minds think alike eh?:cool:

    More later,

    Eric
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    Re: More Hartley

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    Hmmmmm, I might be able to keep up with you on that front.:D
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    Re: A couple of drawings ....

    Very nice, thanks for sharing!

    Care to bring out more?
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    Re: More Hartley

    Funny thing is that was my next question. Is it worthwhile to paint the inside surface before installation? I'm on a roll now!

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    Sometimes you have to fly to a point to pick up a ride...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Consensus? I've got the screws!

    I painted all of the bearing surfaces as a temporary measure to seal during extended exterior exposure. That may not be the case so I'm finishing the port side and...
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    Re: More Hartley

    You know, this info from Gary, Trev and everyone else is the reason that I post my progress here. Info from those who have gone before me is invaluable! I had already planned on glassing the hull and...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Thanks for the input Gary & Phil, makes me feel better about staying the course with the ring nails. An double thanks Phil for pointing out the copper nails on the butt joins!

    Now if I can just...
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    Indeed bronze ring shank nails are specified. But it looks like all agree that life will be better with glue. So epoxy I will. With this in mind I agree Trev, that the glue and screw is stronger. But...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Don, good point about the age of the design and cost of materials. I will definitely sand down the chines/stringers prior to planking. Thanks for the info!Y>
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    Thanks for the info Don!, it looks like my original idea was what you've done in the past. I may still sand off those areas and glue as well. But a potential of relocation prior to planking motivated...
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    Greetings Trev,

    Yeah I was all set to leave the stringers bare, but went back to the plans and saw this:

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    So I decided to stick with the plans and nail the ply to stringers. But they do...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,

    Having tried to shape the stringers/chines, tested to conform with scrap pieces of ply laid over the structure to prove chine bevels. I have figured that it's time to plank this...
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    Re: Big-Block–Powered 1967 Chevelle

    Did I say clean before?
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    Re: Big-Block–Powered 1967 Chevelle

    Nice clean installation, as we used to say...sanitary

    Thanks!
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    Re: More Hartley

    Right on Ken, count me in!Y>
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings Ken,

    Thanks for the support! You are right, if we were perfect, building would be boring! And solving all of these issues definitely keeps my mind engaged, giving me a break from the...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,

    Well I think that I've got most of the chines shaped correctly now, although I had to go through quite a bit of remediation. When I installed the diagonal stringers on the bow, I...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Thanks folks,

    I've always said that the journey is just as much fun as the destination in this endeavor, but when I see some of the fantastic projects in here, well...I need to remember one of the...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Thanks Trev, but I'm not too sure about that. Part of the issue is that a lot of my work at this time is fixing up screw-ups and I'm a bit nervous about showing photo's of chines, joints and other...
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    Re: bending 9mm plywood

    I like this, a lot. So simple!

    Thanks Mo 'Poxy!
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    John Candy all the way.

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    "The Right Stuff" with our partners in Australia...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIgM6Jwjf3w

    And thanks for the link sharpiefan!
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,

    Just wanted to give an update. Lots of things going on, just not very photo worthy,

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    Trimming chines and adjusting stringers to fit the upcoming ply. It was easy to say...
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    Re: Hartley TS16 restoration

    Looking good Chris! It's nice to be able to roll it around at will, isn't it?

    Eric
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    Re: More Hartley

    Thanks Jim!

    Some progress is still being made, just not the most visible or interesting progress though. I've been spending my time getting the frame that I've built ready for some ply.

    In...
  33. Re: Gnarly Tube - ... New world record for the largest wave ever surfed

    But Koa did.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjKzJIu56oU
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    Re: Jackets

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    Just never got around to it...
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    Re: Exterior ply for trailer sailer?

    Greetings Jim,

    Thanks for the info! Part of the decision making process was looking at the materials available locally. When I mention "marine" I ended up with the exterior A-C with a water...
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    Re: The wall.

    All of a sudden I had a vision of a 24 story linear condo stretching for miles...With a huge gold "Tramp" sign every 400 yards.

    That's going to take some rum to forget.
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    Re: Hartley TS16 restoration

    Hmmmm, maybe a visit to NZ is in order?

    Keep up the good work on the TS16!

    Eric
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    Re: Hartley TS16 restoration

    Certainly,

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?234678-More-Hartley

    Enjoy!
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    Re: Hartley TS16 restoration

    Thanks for the photo's Chris! Building a TS14 and it's nice to see a similar boat with some miles under the keel. Very interested in your progress!

    Eric
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    Re: How rich are you?

    ^^^^:cool:
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    Re: More Hartley

    Thanks Don, I've been leaning that way, and I think that is the way to go. And double thanks for including that photo! Motivational!

    Eric
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,

    Last nights assembly was followed by a lot of sawing and sanding.

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    Breaking this week and spending more time with Hartley's Guide to Boat-building to check up on shaping...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,

    Diagonal bow stringers are now on. Doesn't seem like much, but bit by bit...

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    and a bunch of bungs.
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    Re: Exterior ply for trailer sailer?

    Thanks Dusty, looks like the way to go is scarfing.



    Time to work on my scarf skills. Thanks again!
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    Re: Exterior ply for trailer sailer?

    Greetings Denise!



    That's what I'm looking for, an opinion! I agree that a scarf joint would be the best all of the way around. Just need to build them better than I have in the past. And using...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,



    Thanks for the ideas Geoff! I especially appreciate the majiggys recommendation, it sounds like it could cure some embarrassing tendencies.



    Thanks a lot Gary, I agree! At...
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    Re: Exterior ply for trailer sailer?

    Well Dusty, it is an ACX DF from Lowes. But my memory isn't working well, because I remember $25/ sheet of 1/4" and my review shows $37.62 so let me edit my sentence. "The okoume is about 2 times the...
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    Re: Exterior ply for trailer sailer?

    Now that is a testing program! Thanks for sharing oldcodger, perfect time and place!
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    Re: Exterior ply for trailer sailer?

    Thanks for the info Dave, that is exactly what I'm looking for!

    Your points about my scarf cutting are absolutely correct. I still need a lot of practice and using a different technique will...
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    Re: More Hartley

    Greetings all,



    Well Gary, after a whole lot of testing that didn't prove much, I've come to the conclusion that your are right. 6mm, 5 ply BS1088 for the hull, and seriously considering butt...
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