Boatbuilding Blog

November 20, 2006

Costs

Filed under: Estimates — tomlarkin @ 3:40 am

$285  Godzilla plans  (Devlin – 10/06)

$55  Book, video & Catalog -(Devlin – 10/06)

$35  24″x36″ Xerox copies of plans   (Kinkos – 10/06)

$100 Misc tools – Laser level, 30’tape, short level  (Home Depot 11/06)

$280 Wedding Canopy 🙂 – BestChoice 13’x26′ shop tent, $160 tent, $120 shipping (Ebay/PayPal – 11/19/06)

$142 Lumber for deck to put the tent on (Home Depot – 11/24/06)

$65 50′ 10 guage extension cord and triple tap – main power from house to shed (Home Depot – 11/24/06)

$85 More lumber for deck and sawhorses (Home Depot – 11/24/06)

($1000 spent so far, and not one thing will end up in the boat!)

$143 More deck lumber, screws, support blocks, 1/2 the plywood decking  (Home Depot – 11/25/06)

$13 Surform for engine modelling (McLendons – 11/25/06)

$100 Radial Arm Saw (used – from CraigsList -12/2/06)

$120 Plywood for deck and 2 shop lights (Home Depot – 12/2/06)

$110 More wood for the shop, and some of the strongback  (Home Depot – 12/19/06)

$2700 Hull and bulkhead plywood (Edensaw 12/21/06)

November 3, 2006

Timeline – Initial Guess

Filed under: Estimates — tomlarkin @ 7:14 am
  1. Buy and install tent (1 week, Dec) – $300
  2. Add power, workbench, sawhorses and lights (2 weeks, Dec) – $200
  3. Install base for bulkhead (2 weeks, Jan) – $400
  4. Scarf plywood for hull  (2 weeks, Jan)- $2000
  5. Build bulkhead/forms (3 weeks, Feb) – $1000
  6. Stitch hull and tab together (3 weeks, March) – $300
  7. Add keels ( 2 weeks, April) – $300
  8. Glass hull, fair and sand, then paint (4 weeks, May) – $500
  9. Turn over ( 1 week, early June)
  10. Start interior (gives 1 year to launch date)

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