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by Matt
06 May 2019, 14:10
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Time for a new Transom
Replies: 14
Views: 4496

Re: Time for a new Transom

Its coming along slowly,I bought a sheet of marine ply and some Bote Cote E-Glue and glued 2 bits together.Marked out the new transom using the old one as a template,and am in the process of trimming the new one to size.
by Matt
16 Apr 2019, 15:36
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Time for a new Transom
Replies: 14
Views: 4496

Re: Time for a new Transom

Today was lift the engine out day
by Matt
14 Apr 2019, 17:48
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Time for a new Transom
Replies: 14
Views: 4496

Re: Time for a new Transom

I have a week off work so the Phoenix made the list of things to be worked on.Am still knocking together a gantry to use to lift the flathead out as well as assist in rolling the hull over when required.I fitted some angle iron brackets to the main beams before the transom was moved so the new one g...
by Matt
07 Apr 2019, 20:48
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Time for a new Transom
Replies: 14
Views: 4496

Re: Time for a new Transom

Hey Screwit,thanks for that,original looks to be solid timber,just had a benchtop laminate over it hiding the rot lol,hoping to be buying the new ply this week as I have abig break from work coming up and am keen to get on with it.Varnish you reckon,ok will also need to seal planks if i use ply for ...
by Matt
07 Apr 2019, 15:48
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Time for a new Transom
Replies: 14
Views: 4496

Re: Time for a new Transom

I threw some flat bar braces at the holy transom today ,and using a hacksaw blade started freeing planks from the transom,interestingly,with the dodgy repairs done in the past with crack in the port side of the transom opening up it has also caused some separation in the 2nd and 3rd planks down,that...
by Matt
07 Apr 2019, 11:42
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Everingham project
Replies: 16
Views: 6990

Re: Everingham project

Hey Daniel,new guy to wood here ,a bit like yourself,more into messing with metal and old cars and the like.I know the feeling as I have just bought mostly a Template myself,lol,but,,,soldier on,you're doing well.
by Matt
07 Apr 2019, 09:09
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Time for a new Transom
Replies: 14
Views: 4496

Re: Time for a new Transom

Thanks Chivs, that's the plan, have also peeled the deck off and retained for exactly that reason.Just doing a full autopsy lol to find out what's what
by Matt
07 Apr 2019, 08:29
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Time for a new Transom
Replies: 14
Views: 4496

Re: Time for a new Transom

Cool,thanks for that,I have been doing loads of research on the net re resto work ,what is suggested for sealing of timber (ply) before fitting ? As you can see on the attached pic,the transom is toast,it had an old repair or 2(cover ups) made to it,so after a bit of digging it pretty much well turn...
by Matt
05 Apr 2019, 17:52
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Time for a new Transom
Replies: 14
Views: 4496

Time for a new Transom

Hey all,
I am needing to make a new Transom,it is aprox36mm thick.Am thinking 2 x 18mm thick sheets of ply epoxied together.Realising Hoop Pine is preferable is the BS1008 marine ply good for the job?
All help appreciated.

Thanks
by Matt
05 Apr 2019, 17:04
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Hi Guys
Replies: 5
Views: 1307

Re: Hi Guys

Thanks for that.Am hoping that at least some pics of this boat will turn up,am still not sure if it is a Lewis or not,was told by someone with lots of background in Lewis boats that it is doubtful,so who knows ?Also noticed her shown for sale this site in June last year,with more pics,am glad the se...

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