So, what follows is really a log, detailing the problems I encountered and decisions I made in my particular case. I hope they are of use to others!
|Understanding and drawing the book's tables.
|Cortar y terminar los moldes en madera MDF
|Alternatives and selection of the material for the strongback.
|Pictures of the construction steps
|The strongback wasn't so strong... It fell and broke in two places. This is the repair procedure.
|Selecting the wood for the strips is an important step! Using local woods cuts costs...
|Pictures of the processing (cuttin/routing/planing etc) to obtain the strips.
|Stripping the hull
|Pictures of the actual stripping of the hull.
|Stripping of the front deck.
|Stripping of the aft deck.
|Filling up the cockpit recess.
|Intermezzo - finishing bow/stern
|Bow and stern
|Before applying the epoxy, it's necessary to touch up the bow and the stern.
|Applying the epoxy
|Applying the resin to the hull, as a practice run before the deck...
|... and then the deck, which has it's own problems.
|Comstruction of the vertical wall of the coaming.
|How I made the horizontal part...
|Some things to take into account when doing the insides.
|My solution to the hatch problem.
|and how I mounted them under the deck.
|The fixing blocks for hatch straps.
|Joining the hull with the deck
Continues with drawing the forms.
|(c) John Coppens ON6JC/LW3HAZ