36278Re: too big micro
- May 2, 2004--- "Jason Stancil" wrote:
> Tell me more about the sagging cabin top.I think that by its very nature wood
expands and contracts with variations
of humidity in the air. The camber of
my roof has sagged down a bit, now
that I look at it more carefully
perhaps an inch. No real harm, the
only 'problem' is that the trim piece
that fits against the sliding hatch
need to be recut. I would recommend
that the detailing of the slides of
your hatch have enough give. Luckily
this is not a crisis for me at all.
But it could have been one had I not
Ironically, had I not enlarged the
roof hatch to be a longer slot
this wouldn't have happened!
Once again, I deviated from a PB&F
plan and find out the unintended
The roof beam was sawn to a curve.
But the roof/ceiling elsewhere is
a lamination of 1/4" plywood with
3/4" stringers inside. That is
what sags a little, probably in
conjunction with the walls/windows
sagging outward a little.
> My photos are at: ofoto.comLooks good! It would float right
now, how can you avoid the temptation!
> Last i saw the onlyI have mounted the keel and
> thing lacking was the keel,
rudder but haven't put up photos.
Presently I am working on remodeling
the bed and repainting a used trailer
to fit her.
The only big thing left is the
making of my polytarp sails plus several
little things and then I can launch.
Plus, a yuloh and/or a motor.
I am in a delay pattern presently because
I have season's tickets to the San
Francisco Giants baseball club, and my
spare time comes in short increments
between games, work and the rest of
The Giants are on a road trip next
weekend plus my kid is with her mother
so I will get in some solid boat building
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