new Laker 13 in Sth Australia

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new Laker 13 in Sth Australia

Post by build_it » Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:18 am

I'm finishing a Laker 13 I had cut out panels for in 2008 but life, the universe and 16 shades of crap stopped me from going further.Last Friday I restarted the project by covering the panels with west system. I now have the hull ready for filleting so things are happening again at a reasonable pace and its starting to look like a kayak.
Cheers for now
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Re: new Laker 13 in Sth Australia

Post by jem » Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:41 am

like fine, aged wine... 8)
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Re: new Laker 13 in Sth Australia

Post by build_it » Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:54 am

yep the ply is perfectly seasoned now. :P
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Re: new Laker 13 in Sth Australia

Post by build_it » Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:23 am

And now the inside fillets are done. Time to turn it over tomorrow and continue the process. :D

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Re: new Laker 13 in Sth Australia

Post by build_it » Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:47 am

Today I put fibreglass tape on the inside seams of the deck halves.I'll do the other sides tomorrow and maybe the hull as well weather permitting
Its hot and a hot dusty wind making working on the boat miserable so called it a day. now relaxing under the a/c with a cool beverage next to me. :D
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Re: new Laker 13 in Sth Australia

Post by build_it » Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:08 am

Today I finished taping the outside seams. Tomorrow I hope to get started on painting the insides and the under deck bits then hopefully placing the deck in position and getting it ready for gluing into place. :D
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Re: new Laker 13 in Sth Australia

Post by oldbuffpilot » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:57 am

It's good to know there's someone out there building
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Re: new Laker 13 in Sth Australia

Post by build_it » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:19 pm

only way to get the boat design you want thats not plastic. :D
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