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by abahambi
Mon May 16, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 60617

Re: New AD14 build

Transom detail looking very promising. The seat curves definitely adding a finishing touch. Nice work!
by abahambi
Sun May 08, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: Pacific NW FL12 Build
Replies: 31
Views: 5573

Re: Pacific NW FL12 Build

Not sure where Pee Wee was going with the comment but on reconsidering I think he has a point here. Since you have already bonded your bulkheads and box frames you have very short runs between frames. There is very little chance that you would get sufficient racking or twist in the hull to split a f...
by abahambi
Fri May 06, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: Pacific NW FL12 Build
Replies: 31
Views: 5573

Re: Pacific NW FL12 Build

For those gaps... if big, then support the reverse side with some duct tape before filleting. The strength will come from the glass once you glass / epoxy tape the joint. If really big, like >3/4" wide, then try splicing the gap with a piece of ply cut to loosely fit the gap. Duct tape backing would...
by abahambi
Wed Apr 20, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 60617

Re: New AD14 build

I have made some progress in the last couple of weeks. I have attached transom. I will add a piece at the top to make up it's shortcoming. I am trying to see if I can get a nice piece of exotic wood that I can bend to fit and act as a nice accent. This will work just fine making up the missing 3/4"...
by abahambi
Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: FS14 March 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 12243

Re: FS14 March 2016

Damn fine job!
I really like the way you've managed to use the short lengths to best advantage on the deck... sorta floor-board pattern. Looks very attractive indeed.
Like it!
by abahambi
Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: C12 Launch = Payback time! Build by Abahambi
Replies: 8
Views: 2011

Re: C12 Launch = Payback time! Build by Abahambi

High praise from the professionals. Appreciate the kind words. http://forums.bateau2.com/images/smilies/icon_biggrin.gif Have lots of video clips and photo's of little jigs and work-arounds assembled over the build . With some evening time back on my schedule thought I might post a few to offer an o...
by abahambi
Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: C12 Launch = Payback time! Build by Abahambi
Replies: 8
Views: 2011

C12 Launch = Payback time! Build by Abahambi

Guilty of Forum sloth: Been out on 4 trips now. Initial shake-down sail in early Feb. Just back from an Easter weekend camp with the boat in tow. Here are a few photo's of the finished article from the weekend trip. I stayed true to the hull design, centerboard, rudder, mast position, sail plan (sor...
by abahambi
Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Builder Meets and Get Togethers
Topic: PlyWooden Boat show in Port Aransas TX
Replies: 56
Views: 50629

Re: PlyWooden Boat show in Port Aransas TX

Not going to make it! Sorry Jacques... Was really looking forward to a first time meet with some of the forumite builders and get a chance to show my own C12, but it ain't gonna happen. Things have not progressed as well in the past 4 months as originally anticipated... what with too much working fo...
by abahambi
Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: A break from the heat
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Re: A break from the heat

Thanks for the feedback. East Texas. I'll bet there must be many beautiful spots along the Gulf states and right up through the Carolina's. I was especially pleased at hacking out a paddle in two evenings after work. Also stand corrected by my son who points out the difference is 10", not 7". Hey! H...
by abahambi
Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:46 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Under Sail
Replies: 8
Views: 1337

Re: Under Sail

Congrats... Jeepers you built that boat quickly... I'm very impressed! How long did it take you in the end?
She tacks on a dime. Good thing too up that narrow channel. Very smooth work. Nice!