DUDLEY DIX YACHT DESIGN

Dixi Dinghy

Stitch & Glue Plywood

LIST OF MATERIALS

This material list is for building with polyester resin, as was normal when this boat was designed. It is now more normal to use epoxy resin and fillets. To build with epoxy, replace the first 3 items under "Sundries" with the epoxy materials list.

6mm [1/4"] Marine plywood
Sheet 1220x2440mm [4'x8'] - 2
Piece 210x350mm - 2

12mm [½"] Marine plywood
Piece 170x850mm - 1

19mm [3/4"] Marine plywood
Piece 300x810mm - 1
Piece 140x360mm - 1

Timber framing etc (Meranti, Mahogany, Douglas Fir etc)
8x30mm [5/16"x1½"] - 6 of 2.7m [6 of 9']
13x20mm [33/64"x3/4"] - 8m [25']
15x15mm [5/8"x5/8"] - 5m [16']
20x30mm [3/4"x1 1/4"] - 1m [3']
20x40mm [3/4"x1½"] - 8m [25']
20x50mm [3/4"x2"] - 0.5m [2']

Sundries
50mm [2"] Fibreglass tape - 25m [85']
Polyester general purpose resin - 1.5kg [4lb]
MEK (hardener)
Solvent (for cleaning) - 1 litre
1.5mm Diam [.06"] Copper wire - 15m [50']
Balcotan 100 waterproof glue - 1kg
16mm [5/8"] x No 8 brass screws - 1box
20mm [3/4"] x No 8 brass screws - 1box
50.8mm [2"] OD x 1.62mm [.06"] wall aluminum tube - 4.4m [15']
50.8mm [2"] OD x 2.04mm [.08"] wall aluminum tube - 2.3m [8']
51mm [2"] Diameter nylon or hardwood - 0.26m [1']

Hardware
RWO R.204 inspection cover (optional) - 2
Rowlock guide plate and rowlock - 2
Ronstan RF134 saddle - 5
Ronstan RF181 block hanger - 1
Ronstan RF562 gooseneck - 1
Ronstan RF1253 or RF41111 block - 1
Ronstan RF1256 or RF41202 block - 1
Ronstan RF2515 pintle - 2
Ronstan RF2503 gudgeon - 2
RWO R.76/BG rudder retaining clip - 1
Ronstan RF559 U-bolt - 3
5mm [3/16"] Braided rope - 3m [10']
10mm [3/8"] Braided rope - 5.5m [18']
Paint or varnish to suit

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