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Re: Board number 2.

Postby Nico » Thu Feb 25, 2010 6:50 am

Hi again.
Two questions come to mind:
_did the rocker stay the same as the initial rib rocker ?. I would imagine that the concave strip planking would have straightened the whole lot out a bit.
_the strip planking colors are intentional like this ?
Take your time about my questions, your priority is working on that baby.
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Re: Board number 2.

Postby wavebreaker » Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:38 am

the way i set it up on the building table to apply bottom strips i lost none of the rocker.

as it sits right now

5.7 cm of rocker either end.
17mm of concave
150 cm long
40 cm wide.
Be a little slow with build today need to figure out reinforcement for fins,straps,handle.


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Re: Board number 2.

Postby zfennell » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:40 am

wonderful

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Re: Board number 2.

Postby wavebreaker » Sun Feb 28, 2010 5:10 pm

Minor update ...been busy with other stuff.

So i had thought about my reinforcements inside the board for support for fins,straps,and handle.

I came up with the idea of using 1" cut cedar plugs placed where bolts would go and adding support between the skins of the board. Will drill into these later and place inserts and epoxy.

That step done and half the top planking applied i started to fill the cavity with spray foam.
will give the board more buoyancy and make the board more solid overall. This stuff really expands,if you do not have a free area for the excess to go it will blow your board apart. This is why i started to fill it at this stage lots of room for it to expand.

only 8 more strips to go and board will be ready for shaping and glass work.

Oh and an answer for Nico sorry i missed it. The strips i just apply random i don't try and color match strips i like the flow of natural wood look rather than trying to color match.

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1" plug needs shaping to fit into boad
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plugs cut ready to glue under strip
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this stuff really expands be careful
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foam trimmed to the edge of existing plank
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Re: Board number 2.

Postby Bigdog » Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:48 pm

oops foam? Should have kept it hollow dude. IMO

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Re: Board number 2.

Postby Laughingman » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:37 pm

Hey Wavebreaker

How is your board progressing, I'm really looking forward to some shots of how the rail is created and finished.

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Re: Board number 2.

Postby wavebreaker » Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:56 am

couple shots of the board as it sits now.
just going to add fin and strap points after i sand the top again.
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Re: Board number 2.

Postby nomorebikinis » Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:50 pm

still it looks quite solid. is it heavier than a similar 150 m board? weight?


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