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Tiki 21beam repair

I bought a tiki 21 this summer. Its generally in good condition. I did notice that the beams needed some new paint, but when I got them int…

Started by Rune M. Christensen

5 Oct 22, 2017
Reply by Brad Ingram

Deckpod Modification Tiki 38

Hi guys, this is Giovani from Brazil, I am currently about to finish building a Tiki 38. I intent to live aboard.Here in Brazil we have bas…

Started by Giovani Frisene

16 Oct 12, 2017
Reply by Budget Boater

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 Wharrams

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 Wharrams

5 Aug 15, 2017
Reply by Building Wharrams


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