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I made this at my school woodshop, took about 3 weeks, an hour of work a day. I gave it to my parents for christmas. Critisism is welcome. Tell me what you think.
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#1 posted 05-29-2011 03:34 AM
Looks awesome….I’ve always wanted to make one of these because I have a sailboat. Did you use plans or how did you create it? Nicely finished and I like the different coloured wood to accent the water line. Good job.
-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"
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#2 posted 05-29-2011 03:39 AM
Great job. Looks really nice.
#3 posted 05-29-2011 04:56 AM
ya i used planes and checked it with templates as i went. for the keel i used a japanesse saw and then chiseled down next to the saw cut. To make the reverse in the back i used a c shaped chisel. Rabit plane also.
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#4 posted 05-29-2011 11:00 AM
These things are called “half hulls” for obvious reasons and were traditional in shipwright’s shops to show potential customers the various points of a design. Nicely done.
-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!
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#5 posted 05-29-2011 07:31 PM
Looks Great tpalm! That half model has allot of sheer. Who is the designer? What is the design called?
#6 posted 05-29-2011 07:47 PM
My teacher told me its called the bluemoon, and i dont know who designed it, he had the templates for it. We do alot of different half hull in the shop.
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#7 posted 05-30-2011 01:25 AM
Nice half model. My first thought was a Cape Cod Catboat from the profile but it turns out it’s not beamy enough for that.
Anyway, nice work.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/
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