Nokomis

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Jim Dodd
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Sun Dec 27, 2015 5:44 pm

I have Nokomis glassed on the outside.Image

The Peel Ply was a real challenge, that I probably won't take on again .
This pic is just after the first fill coat. I put on two more, all an hour apart. This nearly eliminates runs ! I Hate to scrape and sand runs !

I'm going to use this hull to make a Carbon fiber copy. So It will be awhile until, I get back to Nokomis the stripper.
Thanks for following along !

Jim
Keep your paddle wet and your seat dry!

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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Tue Mar 08, 2016 6:54 pm

Rolled Nokomis out to finish a rough sand.

Here's a few pics.

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Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Sun Mar 13, 2016 7:51 pm

It's been awhile, but I finally pulled Nokomis off the forms.
Here's a few pics.
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Only require a few minutes to scrape a couple glue globs, and I'm ready to sand the interior.
Now for some dry weather to go outside.

Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:50 pm

Nokomis stands sanded.
I'm a little short of resin, so I'll have to wait awhile to glass.
Here's some pics.Image
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Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:43 pm

Finally found enough time to get back to Nokomis.
I applied a seal coat this afternoon, and if it is dry enough, I'll lay in the 6 oz E-glass cloth.

I tried to talk myself out of seal coating the inside, but failed in the argument.
Seal coat took 22oz of resin.
Here's a pic.
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Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Cruiser » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:56 pm

Looks pretty sharp Jim

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Jim Dodd
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:44 pm

Thanks !
With Spring, I'm really getting anxious to paddle it !
Still a long way to go!

Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Sat Apr 02, 2016 10:18 pm

Inside glassed.
I applied a partial extra layer just in the tumblehome area.
Here's a different pic.
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Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:51 pm

Had a little time lately to work on flotation chambers.
Here's some pics.
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That's my story stick. It's measured every 2" and is 30" long. I use this to reference center line to the hull.
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The last pic shows the feathered edge, on the backside, to match the hull..

Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Mon Apr 11, 2016 11:06 pm

Finished glassing the flotation chambers tonight.
I glassed the back sides this morning, after resin was set, I flipped the panels and glassed them in the canoe.
Some more pics.
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Tomorrow, I'll add a fill coat, feather the edges, and I'll be after the trim.
At least I have a seat ready to go.

Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:47 pm

I know it's been awhile, but we moved to a newer house, and it's like a zoo around here.

I finally have a little time to work on the trim of Nokomis.
Here's a few pics.

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Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Cruiser » Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:06 pm

Looking really good Jim, not too much farther and you will be in the water.


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Jim Dodd
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:52 pm

Thanks Brian !

I skipped mowing today to finish installing seat and thwart on Nokomis.

Tomorrow I'll mow, then pull the seat and thwart to sand the hull in preparation to varnish.
some more pics.
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Gunnels ended up at 26 1/4" wide.
I need to weigh Nokomis.

Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:41 pm

Finally finished Nokomis ! Now to wait for the Watco to dry on the trim.
The Green Ash I used for the Decks almost looks like Cherry. I love it !

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Jim
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Re: Nokomis

Post by Jim Dodd » Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:45 pm

Now that Nokomis is done, I'll turn my attention toward my carbon fiber/ kevlar Nokomis, that has been waiting in the wings.
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Jim
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