Can you get Laser cut frame stations 'bevellled' ?

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by rwatson, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. rwatson
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    rwatson Senior Member

    Has anyone ever heard of getting mould stations laser cut with the 'bevel' to accomodate the stringer angle?

    Using say 10mm MDF, the angle isnt very pronounced, but it is a tedious task to shape by hand.

    This is for a 28ft trailer sailer.
     
  2. Guest62110524

    Guest62110524 Previous Member

    yes easily , by CAD router, anyone with a big nuff plotter and router that can be programmed to lay at the different angles, will do it, personally think very easy to take bevels and plane em on, or set your saw to the least of the beval and finish with a plane where bevel increases
     
  3. rwatson
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    rwatson Senior Member

    Thats good. Its not so easy to plane a bevel on a concave curve though - and if it isnt a lot of trouble to program, it sounds like a good idea to me
     
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    ancient kayaker aka Terry Haines

    Yep, just need a 4 axis machine not a 2 axis.
     

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