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tiki 38 project for sale
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Hello everyone!Due to health problems, we came to a sad decission to sell our Tiki 38 project. One almost finished hull is now for sale.She is built form Robbins BS1088 Marine Plywood, gaboon, 9, 12…Continue

Tags: project, sale, 38, tiki

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kostas Jul 19.

tiki 38 project, allergy to epoxy
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Hello wharram builders and friends!Me and my partner Ondra started building our tiki 38 last year in january. We have most of the starboard hull finished now, but we had to stop building about a…Continue

Tags: allergy, epoxy, project, buy, 38

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian R Apr 13, 2018.

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Kostas replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project for sale
"Dear Eva Please,can you contact me, I would like to come and see the hull. In which region is it ?  Kind regards  Kostas."
Jul 19
Kostas replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project for sale
"Dear Eva I've seen the photos you have posted on the website.Looks like you've done a great job and I would like to come and see it. I am interested in buying the hull, firstly I need to find out the cost of transport the hull to…"
Jul 1
Eva Zvonickova replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project for sale
"Hi Kostas, yes the hull is still for sale."
Jun 24
Kostas replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project for sale
"Hi Eva are you still selling the hull ?"
Jun 24
Richard Flegg commented on Eva Zvonickova's blog post unfinished tiki 38 project ? allergy to epoxy
"I second trying a different brand of epoxy. There are some good water based epoxy out there that are virtually as strong as West epoxy as well as other amine based epoxy. Another tip is to leave epoxy for several days to cure before sanding.…"
Jun 14
Theo replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project for sale
"Hi Eva Thanks , look's like nice work so far. Can we discuss this via email.? My email theo.5042@yahoo.co.uk If you could drop me a mail then I have your contact details. Many thanks Theo"
May 12
Eva Zvonickova replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project for sale
"Hello Theo, We would like to get 5000 euros for it. Thats including the plans, the parts which are allready cut for the next hull, the douglas fir, fiberglass, toilet, plumbing bits etc... here is a link for some photos of the building…"
May 11
Theo replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project for sale
"Hi Please could you let me know what you want for the hull. Thanks Theo"
May 11
Penn D commented on Eva Zvonickova's blog post unfinished tiki 38 project ? allergy to epoxy
"Also, try changing the type of expoxy. Different brand may help?"
Jan 9
Eva Zvonickova posted a discussion

tiki 38 project for sale

Hello everyone!Due to health problems, we came to a sad decission to sell our Tiki 38 project. One almost finished hull is now for sale.She is built form Robbins BS1088 Marine Plywood, gaboon, 9, 12 and 18 mm, and A grade douglas fir.All joints are strengthened with epoxy fillets. The inside of the hull has three coats of epoxy, the lower half of the outside is laminated and ready for paint.170 liters water tank is installed together with the plumbing for fresh water, shower etc ( all whale…See More
Nov 5, 2018
Rogerio Martin commented on Eva Zvonickova's blog post unfinished tiki 38 project ? allergy to epoxy
"I suggest, the space suit. the best mask money can buy. Hire someone to sanding. And do not handle silica or micro spheres. Buy mass ready for  fillets. always use vinil gloves."
Jun 14, 2018
Ian R replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project, allergy to epoxy
"I lost several years in the construction of my boat due to a reaction to WEST epoxy (terrible itching/rash).   At one stage, storing the boat and covering it outside (I have bought dozens of tarps) I was going to put a match to it. So much work…"
Apr 13, 2018
boatsmith replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project, allergy to epoxy
"sensitization does not go away. it takes less trigger one allthe time. A change ofcourse might be in order. Even with two hulls complete theer is still a ton of epoxy work."
Apr 9, 2018
Eva Zvonickova replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project, allergy to epoxy
"Thank you everyone for your ideas. We did use nitril gloves, respirators, vacum sanders, changed clothes, installed ventilation to the shop...... As i said, things got worse over time and from a skin rash in the beginning is now choking in the night…"
Apr 9, 2018
boatsmith replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project, allergy to epoxy
"As Budge says, it might be the Epoxy. Many people who sensitize to West Systems can work with Other brands ok. Raka works for some of these folks. This does not mean it is less dangerous, only that the reactions are different.  Firstly avoid…"
Apr 8, 2018
Budget Boater replied to Eva Zvonickova's discussion tiki 38 project, allergy to epoxy
"It seems most people use West System epoxy, which is quite toxic. I have had serious allergies and asthma since childhood, but I have been building boats with epoxy for decades with few allergic reactions. First, I use NO BLUSH Progressive Epoxy,…"
Apr 5, 2018

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unfinished tiki 38 project ? allergy to epoxy

Hello wharram builders and friends!

Me and my partner Ondra started building our tiki 38 last year in january. We have most of the starboard hull finished now, but we had to stop building about a month ago due to Ondras health problems. 

From the start of the build, Ondra has been having some respiratory problems and skin rashes. Recently, things got quite serious (he was basicaly choking every night), so after visiting a doctor, who made some tests, he was diagnosed with…
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