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Tiki 26 - Hull allignment issue

Hi, I'm restoring Tiki #355 from a pretty desperate state into a thing of elegance and beauty - hopefully. When I got the boat, I didn't n…

Started by Shoestring

12 Sep 30, 2017
Reply by patrick lennon

Tiki 21 Lashings

When putting together my Tiki 21, I found the lashings time consuming and hard work. During the season some have also slackened slightly le…

Started by Ian Bamsey

18 Sep 23, 2017
Reply by agur paesüld

Sanders recommendation needed for Tiki 38

I am going to buy sanders from the Festool brand and I would like some advice on which type of sanders of their range are most suitable for…

Started by Building SV Satoshi

5 Sep 20, 2017
Reply by Chuck Valley

rubber to beam blocks - what kind of glue?

Hi folks, My Tiki Itatae building process is nearing (hopefully happy) ending and now the question is what kind of glue/adhesive would be…

Started by agur paesüld

12 Sep 9, 2017
Reply by Omar M. Rashash

Ultra lightweight deck+nonskid, DIY...

Hi all, finally decking and getting ready for sea trials.....Cant wait! So, the final assembly of his new lightweight deck......And NON SKI…

Started by rael dobkins

0 Sep 8, 2017

Simple hatches and strong akas....

  Hi all, final details before see trials.... Proa WHY NOT? https://youtu.be/3osZ2fm18U8 All d best Rael

Started by rael dobkins

0 Aug 28, 2017

Proa WHY NOT? sailing!!!

  Here he is guys. Finally showing off..... A good day flying away...... https://youtu.be/3osZ2fm18U8 All d best. BSY.

Started by rael dobkins

0 Aug 20, 2017

Tiki 38, Bruynzeel Hechthout, 9mm not a standard size

Hello everybody, This is my first post, I'm sure there will be many more from me. In the Tiki 38 material list is 9mm plywood, which is no…

Started by Building SV Satoshi

5 Aug 15, 2017
Reply by Building SV Satoshi

Proa WHY NOT? finally assembled!

   Hi all, well, getting close.... almost wet, time to rig. here he is: https://youtu.be/TzPBophSA1Y all d best. BSY.

Started by rael dobkins

0 Jul 31, 2017

Crossbeams assembly and hull line up.

Bonjour, Back and center crossbeams have to be in contact with the cabin bulkheads, or is it necessary or possible to leave a gap? Thanks a…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

5 Jul 14, 2017
Reply by Brad Ingram


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