The build begins

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Manie B, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. Manie B
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    Manie B Senior Member

    :) South Africa. I am finally starting to build my prototype stich and glue river cruiser. I will post pics as I get along. A BIG THANK YOU to this site for the inspiration and wealth of information without which building would be more difficult.

    Wynand good luck with your build I think it is FANTASTIC that you have been able to get this far - GO MAN GO !!! :D
     

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  2. lewisboats
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    lewisboats Obsessed Member

    Don't get me wrong...I am one of the greatest fans of Stitch and Glue but this looks like it would go together quicker and easier with chine logs, butt blocks and a bit of epoxy for sealing edges and gluing.

    Steve
     
  3. Manie B
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    Manie B Senior Member

    Thanks Steve for the interest. :) I really enjoyed your site - very informative with lots of great fotos. It is fantastic to see you with your little outboard :D great fun! I will see how I get along - you have a point there.:confused:
     

  4. Wynand N
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    Wynand N Retired Steelboatbuilder

    Dankie Manie, I will keep all posted with the progress as soon as I started. My clients arrives this coming Sunday to tie up all loose ends and get the project rolling....:cool:
     
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