Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Become a founding member: 500+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 1 of 1

Thread: Ep 04 - 18' Sailboat Build – Installing Main Frames

  1. #1
    Supporting Member Downeast Thunder's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Location
    usa
    Posts
    181
    Thanks
    52
    Thanked 128 Times in 53 Posts

    Downeast Thunder's Tools

    Ep 04 - 18' Sailboat Build – Installing Main Frames

    Boat building continues, erecting the main frames on the strongback for my new sailboat!

    This is the fourth episode of the 18’ sailboat build and is all about erecting the main frames in position on the strongback. This is not a complicated operation but does take time and shouldn’t be rushed. It’s just too easy to make several simple mistakes.

    Before mounting the main frames, I had to make several “mounts” or “jigs” of the proper height to set the main frames on and make sure they were all the proper distance apart. A more precise explanation is given in the video.


    173 Best Homemade Tools eBook
    Downeast Thunder Creations
    http://www.downeastthunder.com
    Shoestring Shipyard
    http://www.shoestringshipyard.com
    Downeast Thunder Creations Youtube Channel
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUU...pKFwXTYQ57ex3g

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Downeast Thunder For This Useful Post:

    sask man (Sep 27, 2019)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •