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Re: New construction Pics. of our "Bunny R" Lobsterboat.

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  • tysond99
    Looks like a pleasant riding design. And ambitious project which should be rewarding. Thanks for the picks. Don Tyson ... stem all ... and ... craft, ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 2, 2005
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      Looks like a pleasant riding design. And ambitious project which
      should be rewarding. Thanks for the picks.
      Don Tyson

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "Hugo Tyson" <hhetyson@y...> wrote:
      > Hello everyone,
      >
      > I've just got back from Port Sorell and I can say that progress on
      > our "Bunny R" 28' x 10' Lobsterboat is going nicely at this stage!
      >
      > I've just posted 9 pictures showing recent progress of the Bunny R
      > Lobsterboat that we're building. They're in the files section in
      > Bolger4 in the folder "Tyson's latest Proj.- A Bunny R Lobsterboat"
      >
      > The pictures show just about all the backbone structure, minus
      stem all
      > fitted prior to the nasty job of boring the keel bolt holes then
      > shifting it in pices outside to our building shed so we can glue
      and
      > bolt it together then really get into it
      >
      > This stage is probably the hardest bit of boatbuilding for this
      craft,
      > the planking, while tedious (Strip planking) is fairly straight
      forward
      > and shouldn't pose too many troubles for my father as he's quite
      > experienced with this method!
      >
      > Please note that he doesn't use the "bullnose and groove" method
      of
      > strip-planking. Each plank is fitted as in carvel
      construction.This
      > saves alot of work later with fairing the hull. Anyway only some
      hulls
      > can be built with the grooved strip method and they usually have
      fairly
      > slack and easy lines!
      >
      > Hugo Tyson, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
      >
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bolger4/files/
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