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by 707dreamer
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)
Replies: 41
Views: 3087

Re: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)

peewee- That picture is with the panels loosely stitched and no spreaders to push the center of the hull down. I will post the pics with the spreaders installed to see the true hull shape. (could you imagine sitting in a canoe with that much reverse rocker!! :lol:) Narfi- Thank you! ill try that wit...
by 707dreamer
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)
Replies: 41
Views: 3087

Re: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)

Narfi- Thank you!

Terrulian- I did the lower chine first, I'm posting the pics to my gallery here on the forum strait from my phone to avoid transferring them from my phone to PC. The rotation function here on the gallery used to work, maybe ill get a hold of Jaime and let him know its no worky.
by 707dreamer
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)
Replies: 41
Views: 3087

Re: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)

Well it's been awhile since I posted progress, Sometimes life gets in the way of boat building. For the purposes of keeping this build thread chronological i'll post pictures of our progress thus far in order to potentially help out any future builders on this fourm (assuming my I would be of any he...
by 707dreamer
Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: FS13 'Lil Stream
Replies: 92
Views: 29692

Re: FS13 'Lil Stream

Nice work so far. I'm interested in the FS13 so I'll be watching this thread to learn some building tricks.

Karlo,
by 707dreamer
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)
Replies: 41
Views: 3087

Re: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)

Did the last two splices tonight, This time I used painters tape to help keep the epoxy/wood flour mix and epoxy in the seams while it cured. I'm pretty happy with the results although it could still be better. https://forums.bateau2.com/app.php/gallery/image/1253/source https://forums.bateau2.com/a...
by 707dreamer
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)
Replies: 41
Views: 3087

Re: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)

Ok! so we were back at it after a few distractions... Started splicing the panels last week! Not a ton of space but it'll do https://forums.bateau2.com/app.php/gallery/image/1236/source The first splice didn't turn out so bad! We learned a lot from it https://forums.bateau2.com/app.php/gallery/image...
by 707dreamer
Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)
Replies: 41
Views: 3087

Re: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)

When you build your next boat, and there be a next boat :lol: , give the folks here a call and get them to give you a shipping quote. I just split an order with another builder here in Alaska and they did really well on our shipping costs :!: The cost savings on plywood and nidacore more than cover...
by 707dreamer
Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)
Replies: 41
Views: 3087

Re: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)

Eric1 wrote:
Sun Jun 04, 2017 4:50 am
Your cuts look nice! Now make that splice!!! :D
Thanks Eric! I just placed an order with BBC for some laminating rollers to really lay that glass down on the splices (I should have had these and other small items on hand already :roll:)
by 707dreamer
Sat Jun 03, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)
Replies: 41
Views: 3087

Re: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)

Panels cut out and ready for fiberglass splices! Image
by 707dreamer
Sat Jun 03, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)
Replies: 41
Views: 3087

Re: 707dreamer's HC16 (First build)

Jeff wrote:
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:22 pm
Very nice 707dreamer!!! Jeff
Thanks Jeff!!