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.

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Setting up a buliders Frame

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Marking out plywood a 2 mtr rule is very handy

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A marking out batten is important for marking curved lines

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Setting up Frames

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Setting up bottom panels

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Bote Cote is ideal and the safest Epoxy for boat building.

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Setting Up Hull Panels

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Stitching Panels Together using cable ties

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Filletting Tools

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Filletting Seams with BOTE COTE thickened with glue and filleting filler.

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Checking Bulkheads fit before filletting

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Inserting bulkheads

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Setting floor frames

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Making up bulkheads before fitting

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Working on internal bulkheads

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Fitting floor

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Floor glassed in looking from forward

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Floor glassed in showing forward bulkheads and water tight at compartment.

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Pouring the 'Pouring Foam'

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Setting up bilge strakes

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Close up of foredeck and forward watertight compartment and completed.

Interior painted looking from aft

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Interior finished looking from forward

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