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Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« on: July 02, 2016, 10:25:04 am »

Hi, back with my latest build, based the hull off vessels built down here by a well known boat builder Tony Franov ,he built quiet a few timber (then later steel) in the 1960's through to the 1980's.
This model is based on a 64 ft x 19.25 ft x8 ft hull , so on the 1:16 scale she is 48x 14.5 x6 inchs.
I used 1/2 inch Tasmanian oak for  keel , stem and deadwood areas and 1/2 inch ply for the frames.
Found the drill press handy for holding the oil filler tube in position while soldering her to the stern tube.
The curved frames at her stern are 5/8 inch tasmanian oak.
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2016, 02:44:04 am »

Nice work, Are you hand cutting it or using a band saw?
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2016, 07:05:39 am »

Fantastic woodwork!  :-))
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2016, 08:21:12 am »

hi there , use the band saw as much as possible.
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2016, 08:29:59 am »

Next lot of photo's are.
Ran the 2 deck planks around first then started on the garbad planks.
Decided to plank her stern this way, when finish will have the false stern stem ( what ever you want to call it ) will sit across the planking joints.
Showing the hull nearly planked to her deck level.
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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2016, 12:43:38 pm »

More photo's.
   Stern and bow view of planking.
  showing the false stern stem in position and the start of the sponson's attached after being steamed (used pine for the aft short section) the remainder of the sponson's are of Tasmanian oak.
 Front view showing start of the ribbing.
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2016, 09:56:39 pm »

Wow Brian, absolutely stunning! Be shame to paint over your beautiful plank work.
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2016, 11:49:24 am »

Master work! Great!
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« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2016, 04:49:52 pm »

Wonderful woodwork! Never seen such a beautiful hull before!!!  :-))
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« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2016, 10:53:32 pm »

A truly beautiful stern BB  :kiss:.......perhaps could confirm what some of the shipwrights marks mean.....as we see

X's, V's, +'s and a few ==='s   {-)

..and while you are at it, what specie are the planks?......Derek
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2016, 11:02:25 pm »

Morning guys, the planking is Limewood , next section of photo's are.
My steamer,boiler for any sections I need to be a bit more flexible ,showing the ribs cramped in after steaming ,generally leave them over night before glueing them in , then fillers glued in between each rib before the Merbau shelve installed.
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2016, 08:45:34 am »

Beautiful...... :-))

Oh and missyd........I have seen some equally lovely woodwork on a hull...... ok2
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2016, 09:04:49 am »

Beautiful...... :-))

Oh and missyd........I have seen some equally lovely woodwork on a hull...... ok2
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Me too  :-))  :-))
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« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2016, 03:51:29 pm »

Beautiful...... :-))
Oh and missyd........I have seen some equally lovely woodwork on a hull...... ok2

Not in Switzerland!  ok2
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2016, 07:22:39 pm »

Don't go all modest on us Danielle! Your carpentry is just as attractive and a delight to see going together. I love what I see here as well BB. Those joggled (correct term? Probably not) plank ends and the stern are visual delights. I am sure that if you built a medievil ship it would look blooming first rate+
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« Reply #15 on: July 07, 2016, 09:33:52 pm »

Not in Switzerland!  ok2

Have to acknowledge your local knowledge, however, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  O0 O0
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #16 on: July 09, 2016, 11:13:41 pm »

Hi there ,next lot of photo's.
Installed heavier shelves where the aft trawl gantries will be situated .
The deck beams are 1/2 x 5/8 inch of Red Oak.
Pre fitted (before remainder of deck beams installed) the ballast box and motor beds etc, for the motor using a MFA  965D211 (850 type) 2:1:1 reduction , spinning a 90 mm 4 blade prop.
Showing all the deck beams installed , ready to fit the ply under lay for the deck strips.....
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« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2016, 10:09:18 am »

Hi next section of photo's.
The 2mm under lay ply pre cut ready to lay on the deck beams prior to the 1.5mm lime wood deck strips.
The next 2 photo's are of a piece of Red Cedar i bought back with me when i visited my Mother at Christmas time ,it originally was taken from the old wash house well over 30 yrs ago and was then used as a prop under part of the avocado tree, I didn't realize how much of a party the white ants had had in it ,any way was able to cut enough strips out of it for the deck cover strips.
Then the start of the deck house base...
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« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2016, 05:08:18 am »



Seems like the white ants weren't too fussed with the Cedar.

 Must have been plenty of other nice stuff around instead
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2016, 08:00:41 am »

The little bugars (white ants) aren't fussed about attacking any timber stacked with creosote painted on the bearers  <*< .
The frames made for the lift out deck sections, and testing them out in their positions.
The cedar deck cover strips fitted on the raise deck area.
Fitting the cover strips around the stern section, and the end result with the cover strips down.
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« Reply #20 on: July 15, 2016, 08:50:47 pm »

Good lord that is amazing carpentry. I love the small bits and how even though they are ging to be hidden, you have made them all tidy and finished like the crew would still see them.

I know I had said that before but it bears saying again. Astounding quality. I can see you building a Nelsonian era warship and making a beautiful job.
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« Reply #21 on: July 17, 2016, 08:54:56 am »

Thanks for that Ballastanksian , but my knowledge of rigging I wouldn't be able to fill a match box, when i look at the work involved in rigging a sailing ship bit out of my patience and league.
Construction of the Wheelhouse ( will only be a deck house with a fly bridge on her ,or what we call a fly bridge ? ).
Decking the raise deck area i was going to lay the outside strips as I have done before but thought it may look crappy, so had to get the precision tools out ,if any one is worried that super glue isn't strong enough I can assure you it wasn't in a hurry to give up to easy.
Laying the decking at the stern and , only a few pieces each side till completed.
Giving the deck a thin coat of Estapol just to seal it till later.
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #22 on: July 18, 2016, 02:17:09 pm »

Definitly very crisp deck planking  :-))
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« Reply #23 on: July 25, 2016, 02:47:32 am »

Hi back again.
 W-house taking shape, front window sections cut out and cutting i layer of the ply out for the windows to recess into.
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« Reply #24 on: July 25, 2016, 08:35:50 am »

That is a work of art BB


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