Justin's P19

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Justin's P19

Post by justin_dwyer » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:11 am

I have started building a P19 after a years deliberating which boat to build.

I collected a heap of wood from industrial bins around Darwin, can't believe what people throw out, I even found 2x6inch sleepers in a bin, enough for my strongbacks and all the uprights I'll need. Plus I scored a heap of ply from a demolision site.

I'd be grateful for any info, tips, tricks that might save me from making any mistakes that anyone has already made.

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Re: Justin's P19

Post by Joe H » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:13 pm

Welcome aboard Justin,
Can't wait to see this one come together!

What kind of plywood are you using for the hull?

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Re: Justin's P19

Post by peter-curacao » Mon Aug 19, 2013 7:52 pm

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Joe H wrote:
What kind of plywood are you using for the hull?

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I was wondering the same thing, what are you cutting up there? Image

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Re: Justin's P19

Post by justin_dwyer » Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:20 pm

Hi guys.

I am using AA Marine ply, 12mm for the transom (plus 2 clamping boards both 12 mm), 9mm for the frames and 6mm for the hull.

Why, what have you seen?

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Re: Justin's P19

Post by pee wee » Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:49 am

justin_dwyer wrote: Plus I scored a heap of ply from a demolision site.
I suspect that comment made people wonder. :wink:
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Re: Justin's P19

Post by Joe H » Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:40 am

justin_dwyer wrote:
Plus I scored a heap of ply from a demolision site.

I suspect that comment made people wonder
You got it Hank!

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Re: Justin's P19

Post by justin_dwyer » Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:52 am

Haha, I should have clarified...I got all the stuff from the bins for frames, etc. I bought the marine ply.

What is an acceptable error range when measuring the diagonals from the transom outside edge to the opposite side on frame C, I have 2cm and think it is too much. Might start again.

What are your thoughts?

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Re: Justin's P19

Post by jacquesmm » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:06 am

I would say 10 mm (3/8) is fine. 20 mm is a little too much but not dramatically bad.
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Re: Justin's P19

Post by Cracker Larry » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:40 am

I shoot for perfect :D Why not :?:
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Re: Justin's P19

Post by jacquesmm » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:47 am

Kick it.
I'm not joking, tapping one of the strongbacks with a rubber mallet is sometimes enough to line it up.
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