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29237RE: [Michalak] Toto build- rookie

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  • Andrew Wallace
    May 13, 2014
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      Hi David,
      I have built two Toto's - one of them at 80% size for my grandson - as my first exercise in 'stitch and tape'. I used a jigsaw for the 5mm ply, cutting a couple of mil outside the line then trimming as needed with a belt sander. Would have preferred to use a small-bladed skilsaw but my skilsaw is too big and way too heavy. I think one of the modern counter-rotating saws with small blades would be ideal.
      The first Toto (the smaller one) was a bit of a struggle getting the panels pulled together - the full-size one was a lot easier. Both have turned out really well - lovely looking boats.
      (New Zealand).

      To: michalak@yahoogroups.com
      From: Michalak@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 14:10:51 -0700
      Subject: [Michalak] Toto build- rookie


      I have recently received my Toto plans and have cut out the forms using my table saw.
      But now I come to the panels which are obviously not straight.
      So I'm looking for help here.
      What do you recommend I use for cutting the 5mm plywood.
      Any help will be much appreciated
      David Williams,
       Apopka, FL

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