Re: New construction Pics. of our "Bunny R" Lobsterboat.
- Looks like a pleasant riding design. And ambitious project which
should be rewarding. Thanks for the picks.
--- In email@example.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
> 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
> bolt it together then really get into it
> This stage is probably the hardest bit of boatbuilding for this
> the planking, while tedious (Strip planking) is fairly straight
> 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
> strip-planking. Each plank is fitted as in carvel
> saves alot of work later with fairing the hull. Anyway only some
> can be built with the grooved strip method and they usually have
> slack and easy lines!
> Hugo Tyson, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.