Search:

Type: Posts; User: Wiley Baggins

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.08 seconds.

  1. Re: books on sailboat hardware/furniture

    Here are a few that might help-

    Roger Marshall’s “Yacht Design Details”
    Ian Nicolson’s “Yacht Designer’s Sketchbook,” “Improve Your Own Boat,” “Yacht Designer’s Notebook.” Not sure how much...
  2. Replies
    8
    Views
    952

    Re: Spotted on C/L

    That’s a very pretty boat.
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    876

    Re: Fuselage adaptation

    I don’t see any reason why your idea can’t be executed. A number of designs have been converted to skin-on-frame. I always thought the McInnis Bateau was a great design to adapt to SOF and the...
  4. Re: Where to find F. Spaulding Dunbar Sailboat designs at?

    I believe there were two of his designs featured in “Boat Design Quarterly.” One was a small runabout, a 13-footer. The other was a 23’ sailboat. Sounds like you’re looking for something bigger. If...
  5. Short Birch Bark Canoe Video from CBC

    Short video on "The art and tradition of building birch bark canoes"

    https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2016099907862
  6. Re: Soda bead sand blasting or something else

    I'd never heard of sponge blasting until yesterday. I'll have to read up on it. One other option I forgot about is nut shell media. Here's a 4-star (out of 5) review from the Home Depot site-

    ...
  7. Re: Soda bead sand blasting or something else

    Reflexively I was going to mention CO2 blasting. When I did a search for a link, “sponge blasting” came up as alternative solution. Maybe check both?
  8. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,274

    Re: Overzealous project ?DEER ISLE KOSTER

    Nice boat and lot's of great recommendations for the kit. I've built more boats from plans than kits. Building from plans can be rewarding, but if the boat I wanted was only available as a kit, I...
  9. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,410

    Re: 8ish Foot Round-bottomed Stem Dinghies

    I was going to moot Uffa Fox’s Cub & Nest Egg design. In the process of looking for an image I came across a topic similar to this one where Peter Belenky made the same recommendation. This design...
  10. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,503

    Re: Making Lugged rigging and sail

    From the simple drawings on Devlin's site, it looks like the Peeper 12 has less displacement forward than Mud Peep 12 design. It looks like sailing rig will push the Peeper's bow down at rest and...
  11. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,342

    Re: Large surface gluing

    Is this a planked transom (solid lumber) or plywood? Is the split from drying out? Wizbang has more experience than I do and may have a very good point in discouraging you depending on the substrate...
  12. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,342

    Re: Large surface gluing

    Are you applying the veneer (multiple layers?) or thick plywood in place or can you do it on a bench? Vacuum bagging should be pretty easy to accomplish on a bench. Also, is the transom flat or...
  13. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,695

    Re: Repairing keel bolt holes on oak keel

    How about a compatible metal sleeve bolt with a press fit sleeve or a custom smoothbore helicoil (not sure what you call them on your side of the pond). You could fill the sleeve with (likely very...
  14. Re: Stretching an Argie 15 to an Argie 16.5?

    I don’t normally recommend something so far from the ask, but I think a strong argument could be made for Welsford’s SCAMP design.

    https://smallboatsmonthly.com/article/scamp/

    Definitely a...
  15. Re: looking for advice on possible candidates for a daysailer

    Not sure where you draw the line on light, but since catboats are in consideration, I’ve always been drawn to Bolger’s Harbinger. At one point I sketched a lug yawl rig on it for a sail-and-oar...
  16. Replies
    2
    Views
    648

    Re: Bud McIntosh Acacia design

    I would recommend checking with the folks at WoodenBoat magazine. I’m not sure where his work ended up if it was preserved (Maine Maritime Museum, Mystic, etc.), but they may have his drawings or...
  17. Replies
    5
    Views
    740

    Re: My favorite six metre....

    That’s good to hear. I visited his shop quite a few years ago and he’s done nice work on some interesting boats.
  18. Replies
    118
    Views
    11,395

    Re: Repowering the Brewer catboat

    Interesting thread, Jim. Why am I not surprised? I saw the second video I’m providing links to below first, but both seem useful to the discussion. The charging when the wind is available looks...
  19. Replies
    388
    Views
    55,862

    Re: Cruise of the Ketch Julia

    You all are taking this leisure in a warm clime seriously. Thanks for taking us along.
  20. Replies
    3
    Views
    893

    PNW Designs

    Not sure if this resource, courtesy of the National Park Service, has made an appearance here on the forum - https://irma.nps.gov/DataStore/DownloadFile/581371 A nice collection of watercraft from...
  21. Replies
    6,577
    Views
    2,350,575

    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    I was going to ask if you were double planking, but the picture (and text) make it clear lamination is the order of the day. Thrifty no doubt and I imagine it helps with the curves. Beautiful work...
  22. Replies
    0
    Views
    581

    Weekender - Optimism Required

    I don't have an interest in this boat, financial or otherwise. Having said that, who doesn't want to root for the underdog? In a perfect world, the cold molding would prove to have been a well done...
  23. Re: Traditional Working Sail Rigs - Modern Recreational Craft

    Chebacco, Bolger’s gaff-rigged cat yawl, seems like a good choice for both rig and use if 19’8” LOA isn’t a problem.
  24. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,450

    Re: Perfect boat for a honda 20

    Paul Gartside has a 14-footer that’s shy of the 6’ beam you referenced, but might suit.

    https://store.gartsideboats.com/collections/all/products/14ft-outboard-skiff-design-189

    It’s traditional...
  25. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,522

    Re: Planking strips of plywood?

    If memory serves, you might want to look at the construction of Gartside’s Flashboat and possibly apply Peerie Maa’s thoughts on the planking as a core. I think ripping plywood to typical strip...
  26. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,621

    Re: Catching up

    Glad to hear you've got a hand on the sheet and a hand on the tiller on a nice boat. Sounds like retirement might suit you. Enjoy!
  27. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,006

    Re: Buoyancy bags vs air tanks?

    Definitely agree with this. That includes a proper way to secure the bags. I've used bags and they were durable in service. I had Crewsaver brand from the UK. Not sure of their availability, but...
  28. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,298

    Re: Small boat cruising stories? What next?

    A vintage example of the type is Robert C Leslie's "A Waterbiography." It's been a long time since I last (re)read it. A quick search found this free recorded version -...
  29. Replies
    6,577
    Views
    2,350,575

    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    Particles or waves? Please consider this question in good (or bad) company with Garret's.
  30. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,958

    Re: Mackinaw molds

    That will be truly unfortunate if no one takes you up on your offer. It’s very generous and you clearly built a beautiful boat from what you are making available. It is a big boat though, no doubt...
  31. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,753

    Re: Atkin's sailing dinghy Nymph

    Sorry I missed this question in my earlier reply. Unless noted otherwise, I think it's safe to assume the deduction applies to all planking, side and bottom. It's more intuitive with a round bilged...
  32. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,753

    Re: Atkin's sailing dinghy Nymph

    I recommended half size just for the lofting practice. Full size is definitely the way to go for building. I’ll defer to others for your wood question. Best choices lumber wise is very much a local...
  33. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,753

    Re: Atkin's sailing dinghy Nymph

    It's pretty typical, in fact I would say the norm, to have to deduct plank thickness. I imagine it's a function of naval architects/boat designers drawing to the outside of the planking to run their...
  34. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,753

    Re: Atkin's sailing dinghy Nymph

    Does the embedded image illustrate what you've done? I don't see where you include the numbers for station 4 or for the transom. You should hopefully get a fair curve. It's worth keeping in mind...
  35. Re: "FREE" Tancook Whaling Schooner - CLE CL

    So it is. Van Dine's is 25'6". Thanks for prompting me to check. It's in "Boat Design Quarterly" No. 22. Also, apparently, in Roger Taylor's Fourth Book of Good Boats. I gave the series away a...
  36. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,793

    Re: Dynel and other synthetic cloths

    What design is your smaller, PNW boat, Bruce? Thanks!
  37. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,793

    Re: Dynel and other synthetic cloths

    Interesting article/discussion. Thanks for the link, Russel. Thanks for the additional background, Todd. I've only used fiberglass in my builds, none of the other cloths mentioned. It reminded me...
  38. Re: "FREE" Tancook Whaling Schooner - CLE CL

    I believe both Bolger and Peter Van Dine drew small Tancook Whalers. I don't know if this is based on either of their plans, but it might be worth investigating for the right party.
  39. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,041

    Interesting Blog

    I almost put this in People & Places as the coverage is more broad than boats - http://middlething.blogspot.com/ Interesting reading.
  40. Replies
    388
    Views
    55,862

    Re: Cruise of the Ketch Julia

    Looks shipshape from here. Have a great cruise and Happy Birthday!
  41. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,398

    Re: drifted transom question

    I second both the cleats and the difficulty drilling through the stock accurately. Plain edge gluing or even gluing with splines would not be a good idea in my view. I’ve seen a splined, glued...
  42. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,284

    Re: Seattle CL Find: Looks Like A Steal

    Always liked that design. I can’t imagine it isn’t one-of-one (maybe of two) on the West Coast/outside of New England waters.
  43. Replies
    6,577
    Views
    2,350,575

    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    On the off chance the Newport/Marion to Bermuda strikes Jim’s fancy, some non-pivoting dogs could be installed - moderately structural and not aesthetically deal breaking.

    Mind you, I’m not...
  44. Re: Next build - which design to pick? Ideas?

    Another Bolger design is Harbinger. A discussion of the design can he found here - http://rosslillistonewoodenboat.blogspot.com/2011/02/building-phil-bolgers-harbinger.html You could certainly use...
  45. Replies
    6,577
    Views
    2,350,575

    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    Many continued thanks for sharing your build, Jim. It's like receiving a present every time one opens the thread.
  46. Replies
    523
    Views
    106,642

    Re: Time for a new thread: Big (34') dory build.

    Inspired and inspiring. What a great build and a beautiful, comfortable home sort-of-away from home.
  47. Re: First build and have a couple plans in mind

    This thread on the FAO designs may be of interest - http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?80503-FAO-Fisheries-boat-designs-%F8yvind-Gulbrandsen

    Mark Murray’s Sea Hoss Skiff might be even...
  48. Replies
    28
    Views
    4,962

    Re: Three Boats I Lust After

    Two more votes for pilot houses. Properly done, they are an eminently practical thing of beauty.

    Surely there are more irresistible trios.
  49. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,133

    Fishing Lures for the Wood Centric

    Enjoy - https://www.angrysturgeonlures.com/about
  50. Replies
    28
    Views
    4,962

    Re: Three Boats I Lust After

    Isn't she! I've been drawn to that design since I saw it in Uffa Fox's book Racing, Cruising and Design. There are some really great offerings in this thread, large (very large!) and small. Not...
Results 1 to 50 of 1000
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4