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Medway Longboat by oneslim - 1:24 scale - Bob W

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Hello Everyone,

 

I would to join this build group of fellow Medway Longboat builders.  I have put my 1:48 scale Longboat on hold so as to better understand the spiling process since the strakes are pre-cut.  I had some difficulty with small gaps with light showing through. 

 

Following are photos of my build.

 

The build board and keel parts laid out.  I have marked the slots in the build board because I got tired of counting them.

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Had to use tape to hold the guides in,  they were loose and would fall out.

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Keel and stern post ready to join.

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Stem and Keel.

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False Keel parts had 1/32" scrape added when attaching to the keel to center them for the rabbit. 

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The long piece glued to the keel.

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Attaching the Floors to the Top Timbers. 

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Test fitting the frames and Keel.

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Head on view.

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Over all as she now stands.

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More to come.

 

Bob W

 

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Looking real good so far.  Well done.  Happy you joined the group.

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Welcome to the group. Just curious, how did you attach the 1/32 scrap to the keel parts?

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Thanks Chuck.

 

Jeff,  I used a fresh bottle of Elmer's Rubber Cement,  just the smallest amount with a tooth pick.  They just about fall off.  Any residue is erased with off with a white eraser.  Sorry to hear about Your longboat.  Hope You get back on track soon.

 

Bob W

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Posted (edited)

Part 2

 

The keel has been coated with Wipe On Poly and glued to the frames.  Then it was protected with blue painters tape.

 

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The stern was stabilized with a clamp and two guides glued to the base.  The transom dose not move while fairing.  Getting close,  still more work to do on fairing.

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Almost there,  a little more on the transom.

 

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View of the bow.

 

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More Latter

 

Bob W

 

 

 

Edited by oneslim

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Part 3

Lining out after faring down to no char on the frames.  I'm using 1/8" artist tape,  could not find 1/16".  The reference point is the top edge.

 

Stern view.

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Port side aft.

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Fore view.  I used chuck's templates to mark the bow and stern at the ends of the run.

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Looking aft.

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Port garboard strake installed and "nailed",  using 10Lb. mono that is 0.26mm diameter and a 0.56mm drill bit. 

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Both garboards "nailed" in.  Also showing the spool of 10Lb. mono line used,  got it on Amazon.

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More Later

 

Bob W

 

 

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