Re: Willy Winship - any body built one? Can help answering some questions?
We got a custom sail last year from Duckworks. Quite happy with it.
"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
> --- 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
> 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]