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2260Re: Gwen o' the River

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  • Steve
    Feb 8, 2009
      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "Jon & Wanda(Tink)" <windyjon@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Looks like a good start and with the shape works pritty well.
      > This little 32' hull is a little more complex with the tightness of
      > curves so I built it upside down. The good photos of the turning
      > party where taken by John Kohnen.
      >
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/jons_boat_building/sets/7215760270901439/
      > At the bow it is 90 degrees on the cut water wraping back to the
      > flaired side in 6' with the bottom at the bow having a pritty good
      > trist with slight V and the stern rolling up. It is cold molded
      from
      > two layers of 3/8" MDO set at right angles to each other. I don't
      > think I could have gotten the shape in the upright. For glassing
      > fairing and sanging with 10 Oz then 6 Oz. cloth turning was easyer
      > then working on the floor to get this finish.
      > Depending on the boat and what you want to do each boat has its way
      > of building to make it easiest. Did I mention the design is from
      > scrach and will have no through hulls below the water line. I do
      envy
      > the walk in aspect of what you are doing.
      >
      > Jon
      >
      >
      > >
      > Ok, I see what you are doing - looks good. I got confused, thought
      you wanted to build a "Gwen" or "Lady of the Lake" which would suit
      the upright construction method. Have posted some updated pics of my
      project.
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