DUDLEY DIX YACHT DESIGN

Echo 38

Wooden cruising tug

LIST OF MATERIALS FOR WOODEN HULL, DECK & SUPERSTRUCTURE

The following lists of materials are approximate and intended only for calculation of approximate costs. Theyare not intended to be used for the ordering of materials for construction.

Lengths and areas are based on the estimated amounts to be used in the vessel with 20% wastage allowance and without any allowance for building stocks, temporary framing, bracing etc.

Western Red Cedar
Hull skin - 95m^2 - (30mm total thickness, 30x50mm cove & bead strip with 1 layer 600g/sq.m glass cloth or 24x50mm cove & bead strip with 2 layers 3mm diagonal wood veneers.)

Marine plywood
9mm or 10mm (rounded cabin fronts) - 8 sheets
16mm (bulkheads, deck & roofs) - 31 sheets
18mm or 20mm (cabin sides) - 9 sheets
25mm (stern frames, bulwark frames, engine beds) - 4 sheets

Douglas Fir or better
6x155mm (laminated stem) - 215m
8x35mm (laminated frames) - 70m
8x44mm (laminated beams) - 440m
8x55mm (laminated frames & beam clamps) - 360m
8x75mm (laminated keel floors & beam clamps) - 185m
13x100mm (laminated beam shelf & rubrail) - 65m
20x40mm (roof edge trims) - 34m
22x22mm (cockpit perimeter framing) - 22m
25x32mm (sheer clamp) - 35m
25x100mm (laminated beam shelf & rubrail) - 160m
25x400mm (laminated keel) - 35m (width can be built up from narrower planks bonded together)
30x40mm (cockpit seat beams) - 6m
32x50mm (floors to bulkheads) - 5m
40x60mm (beams) - 72m
44x44mm (carlin cleats, cabin framing) - 125m
44x65mm (carlins) - 25m
44x75mm (beam clamps) - 11m
50x50mm (roof beam clamps) - 15m
50x100mm (floors to frames) - 12m
64x75mm (roof beam clamps) - 4m
75x200mm (deadwood) - 62m

Teak
22x75mm (carlin cover trim) - 25m
32x95mm (rail capping) - 35m
6mm planking (foredeck, sidedeck, forecabin roof & cockpit) - 30m^2

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