Yeah, like the quote
"This is called case hardening. When the wood dries the outer layers dry faster than the inner layers. If the outer layer...
Since when is Lignin a "natural ether "?
Also, it's just as subject to drying as the cellulose, and may even dry BEFORE the cellulose.
"natural ether inside the wood cells too"
Huh? what is this mysterious substance?
"Made from steel plates and covered around with wood,"
Huh? THAT sounds like a bad idea.
Steel encapsulated in wood cant be good.
All good responses so far. The only point I can add is, if you are trying to "save money" by increasing the amount of Epoxy, then you are chasing...
Maybe waterjets are part of the high speed, instant directional control idea
Used to have one of those.
This one is next to the Pylon Bridge that replaced it.
It was a pain in the *** when boats (even small ones) required...
"I can never figure why anyone would install a windward handicapped rig on an already windward handicapped hull shape."
Is this supposed to be...
I don't understand why you can't just use thickened epoxy. It will break before your hull, but be plenty strong enough.
I can't find any info on a Sikiflex 4200.
Are you sure it's not
3M™ Marine Adhesive Sealant Fast Cure 4200FC
you are looking at?
Yup, as I said early on
" In EVERY case of an apparent bureaucratic impasse, I have found that "engaging with the enemy" will produce a solution....
Youtube is your friend
I hope that it wasn't caused by something that the insurance won't cover.
Thinking of problems caused by external contractors, who may or may not...
Oh really? 6 oz 110 lbs per inch breaking strength doesn't help 4 mm, random grained soft planks?
6 oz. Fiberglass Cloth...
"Anyone know where in Victoria" - not many of those here, and none with 2 tonnes of lead. You guys must shoot a lot.
I did better going to tyre...
Huh? The poles on their website look way longer than ten feet.
Yachtsmen like their masts much stiffer than that.
Yes designing a 20-foot boat IS too ambitious for a new boat builder. Think of a 12-year-old boy watching someone drive down the road in a car,...
It's feasible, but anything plastic is, as you have found out, hard to join.
One approach would be to use wire to tie the ends together, and then...
This guy that did it, ran it in his own dam. Thats one solution.