16' Gentlemans Runabout #2: Transoms

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Blog entry by ashgrove posted 03-05-2011 04:51 AM 4418 reads 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Stations Part 2 of 16' Gentlemans Runabout series Part 3: Planking »

We used oak door skins for templates to install the planks.

16’ african mahagony planks arrived and we started to mill them to the proper size.

Began to steam the transom planks.

Installed the battens and the first plank on the transom.

Transom planks are all installed, now starting to hang the planks on the bottom.

See you next time.

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#1 posted 03-05-2011 05:36 AM

it does look good not that I know much about theese thing
just always admired both the plans and the pictures of the
Italien riveria Mahognyboats from the fifty┬┤s :-)
good luck with the build

take care

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#2 posted 03-05-2011 12:50 PM

Nice work.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#3 posted 03-05-2011 05:08 PM

Looks like it’s going to be sweet when you get it done..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#4 posted 03-05-2011 10:26 PM

A nice looking build, looking forward to seeing the progress!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#5 posted 03-06-2011 01:45 AM

Looking good. I do enjoy watching woodworking on this scale.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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