Bolger Brick and Duckworks Jointability Article
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--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "John Cupp" <john@k...> wrote:
> Hi to all the group and my update for the group. My wife and I
> laid the bottom on our brick using the plastic sheeting and
> What a bright finish the copper provides but there are things not
> do. After buying the sheeting at my local wall mart I let it sit in
> my metal shop. The first part of the roll developed wrinkles.
> you use it you have to let it set out flat to get the wrinkled part
> You need to also use a roller to smooth out the air bubbles. I
> used regular fiberglass plastic paddles but I have come to the
> conclusion that a roller is a better tool. finally the finish you
> get will be ultra smooth and bright. It fairs out much better than
> the standard method and you get the best finish in the world. I
> attest to the fact that a copper bottom beautifies your boat but
> often do you look under the boat?
> Now to the JointAbility article at Duckworks. I had the tool for 4
> months and now it seems that making scarph joints has become much
> easier than ever before. If you even think you might build a boat
> longer than eight feet please read the article. You can also get
> information packet from http://www.rbiwoodtools.com/ and you'll
> this tool indispensable. Just to let you know I have a series of
> before the holidays articles I'm doing that include the new Briggs
> Stratton outboard I've been testing, Japanese saws by Shark Saws, A
> new adjustable slot tool that adjusts from 1/4" to 1/2" by turning
> dial. The new Freud no sand blades that polish the wood as they
> and a comprehensive multiple wood planer article that tests the
> popular brands and I'll tell you how they performed in my shop.
> many others so you can let your significant other know what to put
> under the tree this year to make your boat building more
> That's all for now, so in a few weeks I'll tell you how my bow roof
> shed is being built and the Bolger Zephyr. I am going to put a
> cutter rig on it instead of the lateen sail that is standard.
> Have fun,
> John Cupp