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8.5 m boat FRAMES Frame dimensions Drawing frames in full size Modifying the beam SCANTLINGS Intermediate frames and side planking PLYWOOD CONSTRUCTION Plywood boats - Selection of materials Plywood boats - Timber Plywood boats - Materials Frames Laminated stem Scarfing battens and hog Scarfing plywood Hog and chine Side and bottom Rail, deck and floorboards EQUIPMENT Mooring bitt and fairlead Oars and mast Sailing rudder Emergency sail Crew shelter

Forward Frame

Hod ihfifcr etlge of plonk a o st friii poiri 1. Place tie m iddle from on the bufcHng Jig forward of the cross cleat-for the 5.2 m boat franw for the lorigef boats frame 3. 2. ASgn the frame vertically with a spJrtt level and hoftzontal v to the certefline string wtlh a plumb bob 3. Ffc wtth J note to Ihe cioss elect. 4. Brace Ihe frame to thebuicinglg as shown. Align Ihs forward frame on Ihe byidlng Jig In the son e way as the rniddls home, 2 Noil the frame to the buikfng jig and support il...

Plywood Side And Bottom

Determine the depth of the cutout ki Ihe frones for the bottom battens h the fame way ox for planted construction, hgww It Is vary Important that the itra tedg Is placed In the me angle to the hog as shown on trie previous page, Fasten the bottom battens wtth stainless steel scwvh 5 63, rf J Cut from IT rec itred because of tvjfct and band fcrwofd, mats thij y 64x143 part urtth two laminations 15x44 scarfed lo Ihe ah batten. Tab aft Check again bevel at hog and chins by using a sheet 8nd yy cy...

Plywood

All plywood for exterior use is glued with the same phenolic glue. It carries the mark WBP water boil proof. The durability of plywood is entirely dependent on the species of wood used in the veneers. Often the manufacturer saves money by having a good but thin surface veneer, but species with low rot resistance in the core veneers. The difference between WBP Exterior plywood and Marine plywood is in the species of timber accepted for the veneers and thickness and number of layers. Marine...

Caulking Planking Rubbing Strips

Positioning Cleat Boat Bow

CJaon sawdust out of me planning searrnwlm a smell brush. 2. Ihtbeit tool ft caulkng this Ihlc kriess of ptankhg Is itw cguWng wheel. 1ha wheel car gt be mode bv a lunar os town of from a plumbers pJpe- cutting disc, 3. The best cotton for cauikjog s me tvttsied lype that often comes Ite a rope wtth several ifrorvds which must be eponarted to lit Into he seam. 4. Follow the procedure shown forcautdng, palnlhg and applying mastic h the seam. 5. Woi on Itw rubbhg s iip j womshoe on tie ksei...

Bottom Battens And Keel

Boat Bottom Batten

Clamp a batten 20 x 44 halfway belwsen Ihe chine and the hog where Ihe bottom is widest. Keep it about halfway on frames forward and aft, but avoid hard dde bends, Marti position an frames and remove It, Mark 1he depth of ihe cutout In the frame by placing a straight batten from hog to chine in the correct planting angle to the hog. Use an off cut of Ihe bottom batten 44 x 44 except Ihe two fotward homes where the batten Is made f a from two layers of 20 x 44, totaf height - 4Q, Cut deadwood...

Intermediate Frames And Side Planking

Ctomp the iheeipteir to hot tt folows OppfOxltUtfify Ifi moria on Ih mofn frame Chec wf 4 pianto v ach up to te bevel Ine on the cMim Bolt hltimAdato frame as thgwn with equal pacing between the main frames. Notes that they ace square to the chin vrtttiout bevel, there might be a sSghft bevel at j jhdef ptank. NaB tie riieer plank jW to Vtofiointti jwyit 3. Continue planting up to ifjjf---. i, Bevel it adaptor at Ihs c hlne. Notice iSr r the chonge to butt forward. s JbiSC v FcwviOfd the...

Fao Boat Design

Fao Fishing Boat Plans

The first FAO publication on V-bottom boats was issued in 1974. The purpose was to present a series of open fishing boats from 4.8 m 16 ft to 9 m 30 ft for use in inshore and coastal fishery. The main features of the design are i. Construction of planks or plywood on the same building jig and with the same construction procedure. ii. Utilizing local timber of standard commercial sizes. iii. Shape of the boat given by a few main frames. iv. Planking done with boards of uniform width to simplify...

Yvind Gulbrandsen

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Laminated Stem

The ton of the item has tw fame shape as the planked boat The Vitatti of the stem Is mocftled as shown below Make a pattern of Ihe item out of J mm plywood. To taindter the shops of the stem from the drawing on the plywood sheet use transparent drawing paper or place the head of naiks along the Ire, hammer tte head so the nail doe not rol and press the A mm sheet onto the nalheadj to leave mate of the curve, Cut the end of one boiwdso that the pattern to hdde the edges of the two boards. Trace...