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Marc. That's not my boat, it was my first experience in a Tiki. My wife and I flew from Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis in southern Brazil to sail on the Tiki 26, a friend. I am starting to do the shopping wood for a 21
First, let me congratulate you for achieving such a high standard of work.
My question is what makes your fillet so dark? they look nearly black.
What do you use to thickened the epoxy?
Thanks for the compliment and for reminding me that I'm still building a boat. Been so busy trying to stay afloat, that I haven't been able to work on her for months. The fillets are wood flour. Maple, purchased from Raka
Must be the the photos, it turns a dark brown in the epoxy. Seems to make a good, strong joint.
Cheers to you.
Marc I have benefited much from all your construction pictures will borrow the interior sheer clamp of wood instead of slimey epoxy .TINEY INTERIOR space is more like an airplene cockpit than yacht.
so what I ment tosay was thanks for sharing knowledge thru pics.What is your thoughts on interior finish .Is that varnish topcoat or would you roll a final coat of U.V. RESISTANT epoxy and call it done?Maybe both/
marc Im worried that sandwich deck might cure too flat and imovable it must curve to cabin side also corkscrew slightly.Is this a problem? Maybe I should try laminating the topmost skin in place?
ThankYou Mark could not have done it had I not had your good pictures to go bye plans seem really pretty in adequate in a lot of ways. Your pictures helped me a lot what do I do next let's see some pictures of your progress
This site has been a fantastic resource, I'm sure, to everyone who is building, repairing, sailing or thinking about a Wharram cat. Myself included. Thanks to you and everyone else.
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