So I'm building a fish for my brother. Thought I'd share it with the SI crew. I'll post pictures as I go so whoever wants to watch can follow along. I'm keeping it simple.
God bless America.
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Thread: A wooden fish
A wooden fish
Nov 14, 2013, 11:51 PM #3
Burn it.....burn it now....before it becomes another one of your zombie pox plagues upon America, chucka-boo-boo
Nov 15, 2013, 03:23 AM #4
I think this has potential, I am not going to bash it, take pics chuckie, Id love a little 5'8 wide fella, but for now Im gonna start with a handplane.
Nov 15, 2013, 03:31 AM #5
Sweet, where are you building it?
Nov 15, 2013, 11:51 AM #7
this one has some potential. lets see the pics.
Nov 15, 2013, 12:11 PM #8
Nice, taking your concave concept one step further!
Personally, I'm not too sure how adding channels to a retro fish will work out--you may want to size down your keels... possibly sink in some fcs plugs for twinzer canards?
How deep are you planning to make your channels?
Nov 15, 2013, 03:31 PM #9
Can you do a step by step, like pretend you are teaching a child how to do this, like 'I am doing x because of y', etc etc. I am interested in learning about this process as I have only sanded my boards, never shaped one. And the ones I sanded were from a CNC machine where I choose the specs and rocker with the shaper. I have ridden many a board and I know what works for me, but overall the finer points are not my forte' and Id like to learn and see them in action.
good luck chuck. lots of pics.
Nov 15, 2013, 06:47 PM #10
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