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Solid timber Stems and Sternposts Tiki 26.
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I am considering using solid timber (rosewood) laminated to construct the stem & stern posts for my tiki 26. Yes I know more time consuming.Your comments and suggestions are welcomed.Thanks LeeContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Dilkes Oct 22, 2010.

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Lee Dilkes replied to Michael Cook's discussion Epoxy Materials List in the group TIKI 26
"Hi Michael, generally with resins 1Kg = 1 Litre. Fillers: you’ll need Qcells (white) which are light and inexpensive and phenolic micro balloons (tan). I usually make a mixture of the two which wets out easily. Qcells are very light and take a…"
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I am:
A professional builder, A home builder
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
Tiki 26
Country, City, and State?
Port Douglas, Qld Australia
About me or us?
kids have grown up now its my turn again with a new wifey.
Alternate thinking/living.
Looking to?
Change my name to Bob and do exactly that in the coral sea and beyond

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At 5:33pm on October 17, 2010, Lee Dilkes said…
Plans (#426) arrived on the 8th Oct and finally got a start on the 16th, cutting out templates for all the important stuff
The stem, sternpost, rudder, all beams, cleats and one hull panel lofted and cut so far. Will have the rest of the hull and bulkheads finished this week.
At 5:24pm on August 12, 2016, Ron Smith said…
Damn, Lee, haven't u finished that thing yet!
At 7:45pm on August 12, 2016, Lee Dilkes said…

Mate its so close I can smell the salt.....

At 5:34am on September 13, 2016, Ron Smith said…

Afloat yet?

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