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by scott49carroll
Thu Oct 13, 2005 4:48 pm
Forum: Project Directories
Topic: 17' 6" RedBird
Replies: 40
Views: 72074

Stem moulds

Let me preface by saying that I am building from the Canoecraft book alone, not from plans. I made my stem moulds from ¾” plywood because that is what looks like the moulds in the pictures in the book are made from and it will support the ¾+” wide stems. I have marked off the center 1/8” on the stem...
by scott49carroll
Thu Sep 22, 2005 10:53 am
Forum: Project Directories
Topic: 17' 6" RedBird
Replies: 40
Views: 72074

I believe our Stems landed about 1/8" above the apex of station 7 mold. A careful measurement of the plan support this difference (for some reason). There is a thread on this topic on this website at: http://www.bearmountainboats.com/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=532&highlight=station++heighth+height Than...
by scott49carroll
Thu Sep 22, 2005 9:52 am
Forum: Project Directories
Topic: 17' 6" RedBird
Replies: 40
Views: 72074

Station 8 and stems...

[quote="Glen Smith"]To position station 8, line up the waterline on the form with the waterline on the stem form You did draw waterlines, didn't you? The top of the form normally ends up being just below the inner stem. Thanks Glen, Yes, I did transfer the waterline to the stem molds and station 8 m...
by scott49carroll
Wed Sep 21, 2005 3:38 pm
Forum: Project Directories
Topic: 17' 6" RedBird
Replies: 40
Views: 72074

Redbird Section 8

I am new to the group. I am building the Redbird from the plans published in the Canoecraft book. I lofted all of the stations in AutoCAD and cut them out on a CNC table router. I have mounted all of the section frames to the strongback and am working on the inner stems. All of the station frames lo...