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12 Day Rd
Rockingham, WA, 6168
Australia

0423 284502

With over 20 years experience in wooden boat building and repair Tony O'Connor is pleased to discuss any aspect of Wooden boat construction mast and spar construction and repair as well as outfitting boats of all construction methods with boat owners in Perth Western Australia.

Tony is  also available to cut CNC parts to order for customers.

Tony is also delighted to be the Australian builder for Francois Viviers gaff yawl Jewell design and is the authorised  supplier of cnc kits for Jewell ,and will be happy to supply complete or partial  kits for other Vivier designs to  costumers requirements

 

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Naval cadet boats

Construction of Jewell began in May 2014.

 

New Kernic boat.

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Work has started on another Kernic boat, this one for a naval cadet group in Cairns, Queensland.

 Undercoating.

Undercoating.

 Planking finished.

Planking finished.

 Planking with home made plank clamps.

Planking with home made plank clamps.

 Centreboard case

Centreboard case

 Centreboard case

Centreboard case

 Keel and garboard panels, sheathed on the inside before fitting to building jig.

Keel and garboard panels, sheathed on the inside before fitting to building jig.

Spars for Pilbara boat

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 Test piece for 12 sided hollow masts

Test piece for 12 sided hollow masts

 Staves with scarfs cut ready to glue .

Staves with scarfs cut ready to glue .

 First stage of gluing process

First stage of gluing process

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 The mast is glued in 2 stages, soon the gluing process 2 joints are taped so the mast can be split in 2 , then the solid ends as well as ducting for lights etc. can be fitted before the mast is finally glued up. 

The mast is glued in 2 stages, soon the gluing process 2 joints are taped so the mast can be split in 2 , then the solid ends as well as ducting for lights etc. can be fitted before the mast is finally glued up. 

 All glued up and ready for final shaping.

All glued up and ready for final shaping.