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Sorry for the poor quality picture. I have a few more to build. Here is the first one.
-- I've cut it twice, but its still to short....
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#1 posted 01-04-2012 09:39 PM
That turned out great Matt.
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#2 posted 01-04-2012 10:10 PM
Nice job Matt.That came out sharp!
-- Eric, central Florida
#3 posted 01-04-2012 10:48 PM
Thanks Guys. Its rewarding to build something out of a tree that I cut and dried. I built it on my CNC mill so very little tallent was actually required. :-)Thanks again.
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#4 posted 01-05-2012 02:15 AM
Matt, nice to see a boat project, and from material that boats should be made of. It inspires me to get some pictures and post some of my boat projects. What kind of boat?
#5 posted 01-05-2012 05:55 PM
Hi Rob,Its a 50 foot ketch. Designed by Bruce Roberts. The keel was laid down in 1989. I took it down to bare steel then coated it with PPG amercoat 240. (after a lot of repairs)The deck and wheel house exterior is complete. When the weather permits I will blast and paint the hull then spray in the foam insulation. By the time thats finished, the wood I have in the kiln should be ready for the inside stuff.The inside is going to be white oak and walnut trim, with white laqure ceiling. unless I change my mind, and that happens about twice a week…....
#6 posted 01-05-2012 06:03 PM
Here are a pair of double hand rails for the pilot house companionway.
#7 posted 01-05-2012 10:12 PM
Very nice. That is a long term project. Where do you plan to sail it when finished?
#8 posted 01-06-2012 01:26 AM
I think I will splash her in about 2 years. ( I started july 10 2010) I plan to live on her here in tennessee for a year or so just to shake out any issues that may develope. Then off to the carribean. I have a buddy in St. Kitts so I might hang out there for a while. Who knows which way the wind will blow.
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