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Corbie 5 IOM frames... final version?

Well I might actually be done with the Corbie 5 IOM laser cut frames! It's been two months of tinkering, but I think it's now finally time to get off my butt and actually laser cut this thing to see how well it comes together in the real world!

Here's how it looks now...

Building jig and both temporary and permanent frames:



Here is just the hull frames without the bases, building/alignment jig, appendages, etc...


Here is everything that will be built into the hull:




Here is the rudder frame, tube, mainsheet return block, and transom frames. This is a big improvement from my first design. The laser cut frame file includes several other rudder tube "holder" pieces that you can opt to use if you wish a different spacing from the transom. It's strong, lightweight, and perfectly aligns the rudder tube.
 


Here is the new, pared-down mainsheet post support frame and the deck support cross-member.



Here are the sheets that will be cut on the laser cutter:



Next step... laser cut all the parts! Fingers crossed that it doesn't weigh too much. Stay tuned.





Aloha!




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