Ross' Sandy Strait 14'
The gallery featured below provides a pictorial step by step progress from set up of work space to completed composite tinnie. Ross enjoyed building his boat and is now using it regularly.
Setting up a buliders Frame
Marking out plywood a 2 mtr rule is very handy
A marking out batten is important for marking curved lines
Setting up Frames
Setting up bottom panels
Bote Cote is ideal and the safest Epoxy for boat building.
Setting Up Hull Panels
Stitching Panels Together using cable ties
Filletting Seams with BOTE COTE thickened with glue and filleting filler.
Checking Bulkheads fit before filletting
Setting floor frames
Making up bulkheads before fitting
Working on internal bulkheads
Floor glassed in looking from forward
Floor glassed in showing forward bulkheads and water tight at compartment.
Pouring the 'Pouring Foam'
Setting up bilge strakes
Close up of foredeck and forward watertight compartment and completed.
Interior painted looking from aft
Interior finished looking from forward