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by Woodenyouknowit
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB17-new CNC kit project
Replies: 160
Views: 31191

Re: OB17-new CNC kit project

Tubing.jpg Docked.jpg Summer fun tubing and cruising! This boat can fly across the water, with 4 people goes 32 mph at ~4k rpm, i haven't pushed it faster than that; it's a fun boat! I've added a few things like bimini, ladder, and seat cushions. The only design change i'd make if I built another w...
by Woodenyouknowit
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB19 Pre-Build Questions
Replies: 11
Views: 418

Re: OB19 Pre-Build Questions

Hello and welcome to wooden boat building! FWIW and IMHO, To answer your question, an OB19 jig will fit during construction, HOWEVER, you will be wishing your garage was longer than 20' because you'll be tripping over everything. I did an OB17 in a 20' shop and had about 2' walkaround clearance arou...
by Woodenyouknowit
Wed May 13, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB17-new CNC kit project
Replies: 160
Views: 31191

Re: OB17-new CNC kit project

94610973_10222197999325463_5382200913651826688_o.jpg Update: After several trips to the lake between November 2019 and end of the wuhan virus lockdown in 2020, this boat's been nothing but fun. I did a few modifications of course during the winter months. Those scuppers shown on the plans kept the ...
by Woodenyouknowit
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cutting kleats
Replies: 12
Views: 507

Re: Cutting kleats

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3/4" x 3/4" pine strip on top of stringers, with 1/4" okume plies epoxied on, raised my sole plate 1", and I'm so glad I raised it!
by Woodenyouknowit
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB17-new CNC kit project
Replies: 160
Views: 31191

Re: OB17-new CNC kit project

Jeff, if you want to you can put this whole shebang (OB17-new cnc kit project and Gallery) on your Build Thread so potential new builders can view it along with other boats before they bite the bullet and jump into boatbuilding. Viewing the Build Threads is what convinced me to jump in feet first :l...
by Woodenyouknowit
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB17-new CNC kit project
Replies: 160
Views: 31191

View from the cockpit

DSCN3021.JPG I'll put the removable plexiglass windscreen on later. Now I need to add a depthfinder, etc. etc...and finish the boat registration etc. etc.. So this will probably be my last post on this forum unless another OB17 builder needs advice which I'll be more than happy to help. also put a ...
by Woodenyouknowit
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB17-new CNC kit project
Replies: 160
Views: 31191

Shakedown cruise

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"It runs like a scalded dog" ...We forgot to bring a gps for speed, but she planes fast and handles tight turns well. And the engine runs quiet with no exhaust fumes!
by Woodenyouknowit
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB17-new CNC kit project
Replies: 160
Views: 31191

LAUNCH!!

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by Woodenyouknowit
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB17-new CNC kit project
Replies: 160
Views: 31191

Getting wet for the first time!

Note that the scuppers are taped shut to keep water from coming in while launching from the trailer, even after raising the deck sole plate 1"
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. If I had to change anything, it would be to put in smaller scuppers.
by Woodenyouknowit
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB17-new CNC kit project
Replies: 160
Views: 31191

Prepare to Launch!!

After 3 weeks at the marine dealer installing the engine, controls, wiring, and fuel line, etc., the WOODENYOUKNOWIT is ready for the water!
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