Looking for boat building Tools

Forum for the exchange of boat building tools. Not a classified section, tools only please.
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Knottybuoyz
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Re: Looking for boat building Tools

Post by Knottybuoyz » Sat Jul 03, 2010 1:14 pm

PerryVoo wrote:May I know what is the tool that use on when going to glue the plywood . we need that tool to hold it .
Clamps? Sorry, I forgot clamps. They come in all shapes & sizes. You can get away with very simple clamps, rope & a dowel (tourniquet) if necessary. Weights help too, old car batteries etc. will get the job done if you need clamping pressure.

I used to watch my Grandfather work in his shop. He was a tool & die maker for a large company. If he didn't have a tool he made it. You'd be surprised how resourceful you can be when needed.


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Re: Looking for boat building Tools

Post by PerryVoo » Sat Jul 03, 2010 10:56 pm

gstanfield wrote:Where are you located? You may be suprised to find out we have people all over the world on this forum. There may be someone close to you :D

Im from East Malaysia , a small town call Sabah.

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Re: Looking for boat building Tools

Post by PerryVoo » Sat Jul 03, 2010 11:03 pm

Knottybuoyz wrote:
PerryVoo wrote:May I know what is the tool that use on when going to glue the plywood . we need that tool to hold it .
Clamps? Sorry, I forgot clamps. They come in all shapes & sizes. You can get away with very simple clamps, rope & a dowel (tourniquet) if necessary. Weights help too, old car batteries etc. will get the job done if you need clamping pressure.

I used to watch my Grandfather work in his shop. He was a tool & die maker for a large company. If he didn't have a tool he made it. You'd be surprised how resourceful you can be when needed.


I found the Clamps on the web .My local hardware shop no sell those nice clamps but only china made cheap quality G Clamps .I might order some good clamps .

Thank you very much Knottybuoyz .

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Re: Looking for boat building Tools

Post by Guest » Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:33 pm

I have a steam generator (220 volts) for instant steam for bending wood. If interested e-mail nathangarrard@q.com

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