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1709Re: Willy Winship - any body built one? Can help answering some questions?

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  • David
    Nov 5, 2007
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      We got a custom sail last year from Duckworks. Quite happy with it.


      David Graybeal
      Portland, OR

      "These are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have
      others" -- Groucho Marx


      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "piper_tim" <timrein@...> wrote:
      > OK, next question... where can I find 20 feet of fir to make the
      mast? What about the
      > sails, anyone know of a good sailmaker that could make the sails for
      this boat?
      > Tim
      > --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "Don Douglas" <douglashome@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Tim
      > >
      > > After going back to the site and reviewing the description and
      drawings, holzboat has
      > the correct process for this boat. The frames taper to the top and
      would not leave much
      > to run down to the floor for setup. Plus unless you are going to
      use a plywood bottom,
      > there are no athwart frames on the bottom to join the side frames.
      That pretty much
      > eliminates using permanent frames as the molds. So I think normal
      molds and building
      > upside down is the way to go. The temporary cross spalls would hold
      everything right
      > while the side frame are being installed where a mold was. And once
      the bottom is on and
      > the boat righted, the rest should be straight forward. Rossel goes
      over this type of
      > construction in Chapter 5 in pretty good detail.
      > >
      > > Have fun
      > > Don
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
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