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Amateur Projects -
Dixi Dinghy - Ben Howson


This series of photos of his Dixi Dinghy project came from Ben Howson of New Zealand. Thank you Ben, for your contribution.

Dixi Dinghy stitch & glue plywood boat plans for amateur boatbuilders
Ben and his cat work at pulling the panels into the shape of a boat, using copper wire ties.

Dixi Dinghy stitch & glue plywood boat plans for amateur boatbuilders
Same stage, from the other end.

Dixi Dinghy stitch & glue plywood boat plans for amateur boatbuilders
Outsides of seams cleaned up and covered with glass tape.

Dixi Dinghy stitch & glue plywood boat plans for amateur boatbuilders
Same stage, from aft.

Dixi Dinghy stitch & glue plywood boat plans for amateur boatbuilders
Seat fitted and joints taped. The inside of the hull has also been epoxy coated.

Dixi Dinghy stitch & glue plywood boat plans for amateur boatbuilders
Ben has filleted the internal angles, to soften the corners and give his boat a more professional look.

Dixi Dinghy stitch & glue plywood boat plans for amateur boatbuilders
Midhip seat fitted and gunwale being laminated.

Dixi Dinghy stitch & glue plywood boat plans for amateur boatbuilders
Ben proudly shows his beautifully finished dinghy.

Dixi Dinghy stitch & glue plywood boat plans for amateur boatbuilders
Ready to go.

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