SailNet Community - View Single Post - Bob Perry's take on Wolfenzee's dream boat
View Single Post
  #800  
Old 06-26-2013
Jeff_H's Avatar
Jeff_H Jeff_H is online now
Moderator
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Annapolis, Md
Posts: 6,664
Thanks: 5
Thanked 103 Times in 79 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Jeff_H has a spectacular aura about Jeff_H has a spectacular aura about Jeff_H has a spectacular aura about
Re: Bob Perry's take on Wolfenzee's dream boat

Quote:
Originally Posted by bobperry View Post
Jeff:
Yes, I thought they looked like Tumlarens as well. Love that boat.
Me too. Truly beautiful boats.

I have also liked some of their construction details like the planked down hull to their plank keel, especially as this was combined with their bronze or iron floor timbers extending far up thier topsides. That has always struck me as strong, light and maintainable.

At least some Tumlarens were copper riveted either into double planking or carvel.

The one that I knew best had a mix of sawn and steam bent frames. I always suspected that she was skip planked over the sawn frames and then the bent frames were bent to the planking. Of course, that is only speculation on my part, but its a nice way to build a boat.

Jeff
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Curmudgeon at Large- and rhinestone in the rough, sailing my Farr 11.6 on the Chesapeake Bay
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook