Looks simple HJS , but I suspect the exact shape is the key here ?
How is this marked out to get the correct curve / arc ?
The other question is...
I was at the local slipway today to check out the pontoon house boats and asked Brett ( he owns the slipway )...
Ha ha ....not me ...I have you guys to ask :D
Hi Guys , and thank you !
Daquiri , good advice , I will try the 1- 2 inches below the anticipated water line. It`s a start , which is what...
Hi again and thank you .
Pitching is no issue , it`s a river boat.
( Murray River Murraylands South Australia.
Hi Mr. Efficiency , and thank you for the quick reply.
The hulls are connected by 24 2x6 deck beams.
Below them there will be a box mounted...
I could do with some advice regarding the placement of an outboard motor on a displacement hull.The motor will be a Yamaha high...
There is NO way that boat could weigh 8 ton.
Think about it.
Great pictures Sailor Don !
I particularly like the Mascot
Any more ?
Thank you for posting.
Amazing work Garry.
Fascinating to see the whole process from mold making to finished parts.
Your work suggests you...
Yes , agreed that would be a good start.
I would go that little extra and get the "better" plywood , the fit - out could be simple , and (...
Maybe these can offer some inspiration , I like your choice of boat , good luck , and please post updates , I for one , would be very...
This is a wooden boat 32 ft x 10 ft Barge .
I don`t see why this could not be built narrower.
Wood may well be a viable alternative , it...
Not to mention brakes .....LOL:rolleyes:
I had two of these Paul , they don`t stop too good...LOL
Nice , brief discussion on balance guys , excellent !
Quite a nice , simple little boat you are building too John.
You are kidding , right ?
If you are serious , I suggest you contact your nearest Naval Architect.
Yes , Fred is right there , lots of buoyancy aft , that stern will ride over following seas like a duck...
The junks had a large ,...
Great link Sam......
Amazing photos in that link Sam Sam ....thank you !
Nice ! :)
I hope you will come back with the results.