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Corbie 5 IOM laser cut frames (updated)

I'm working my way toward building the Mirage Radio Yachts Corbie 5 IOM RC sailboat designed by Jeff Byerley in Tasmania.

I'm designing the Corbie 5 laser cut frames and planking forms, and have updated the frames that I initially made. I wanted to build in the few permanent frames that are needed.

There is a main bulkhead that divides the foredeck from the aft portion of the hull, there's the shroud chain blocks, a few foredeck support frames, foredeck kingplanks, fore and aft frames, etc...

I'm not done as I still need to include the rudder frame and the mainsheet post frames.

But I've made lots of progress and will now need to wait to complete the final version until after I receive the fin and rudder that I've ordered from Radio Sailing Shop in Australia.

This is how the model looks so far...

This first picture is of the permanent frames with the hull shell showing over it:




This is the same but floating in place over the building jig:


Here are just the permanent bits floating in place over the jig:


And here are all the frames that I will plank over, including both the temporary frames and the permanent frames. You can also see their support bases that are held in place with the building alignment jig. The thumb tacks in the side of the strongback are for additional rubber bands that you can run over the assembly to help with planking. The support bases already also have openings and hooks where you can use rubber bands:


More after I get my fin and rudder.




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