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by Zup
Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:21 pm
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: Sharpie 14 questions
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Sharpie 14 questions

I'm getting back to boat building now that the northeast has thawed...garage not heated. I'm building a Sharpie 14 ft sailboat and I have two questions. 1) I just cut the hole in the hull for the center board box. How do I best glue that into place and how do finish off the bottom area where it will...
by Zup
Wed Nov 04, 2009 3:46 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Stitch and glue question for sh14
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

Re: Stitch and glue question for sh14

Thanks for your responses ...very helpful
by Zup
Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Stitch and glue question for sh14
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

Re: Stitch and glue question for sh14

Thanks, Do you suggest taping the frame to hull? The tutorial doesn't have this joint taped but obviously it would be stronger, so I might have answered my own question.
by Zup
Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Stitch and glue question for sh14
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

Re: Stitch and glue question for sh14

Thanks for everyones help and suggestions...I've now fiberglassed all outside seams and I'm moving to the inside. The Stitch and glue tutorial shows glueing the frames to the inside of the hull. Question: I understand about epoxying the hull and the frame but it appears from the pictures that the se...
by Zup
Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Stitch and glue question for sh14
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

Re: Stitch and glue question for sh14

Once again thanks for the advice...i bought a couple of the sure form tools and they worked great. What grit SP do you recommend to complete the step before taping the seam? I've heard 80 but I'm wondering if that will be too rough>

Kevin
by Zup
Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Stitch and glue question for sh14
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

Re: Stitch and glue question for sh14

Thanks, I have completed my first glue job, outside as suggested. I now have plenty of sanding to do. Any suusggestions on how best to do this. I have access to a small ROS also a hand grinding wheel. I feel the grinding wheel will just get gummed up.