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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

 

Naval cadet boats

Construction of Jewell began in May 2014.

 

Spars and rigging

tony o'connor

 planing scarfs for the staves.

planing scarfs for the staves.

 preparing to glue the mast, two edges are masked as the staves are glued, so the mast is first glued in two separate pieces, then the solid ends are made and fitted, the inside sealed with epoxy and ducting for cables fitted.

preparing to glue the mast, two edges are masked as the staves are glued, so the mast is first glued in two separate pieces, then the solid ends are made and fitted, the inside sealed with epoxy and ducting for cables fitted.

 Main mast glueing up.

Main mast glueing up.

 Cable ducting in main mast.

Cable ducting in main mast.

 Forward end of boom and partly made main mast.

Forward end of boom and partly made main mast.

 Boom jaws.

Boom jaws.

 Gaff jaws laminated from 4mm ply pieces cut from cnc files.

Gaff jaws laminated from 4mm ply pieces cut from cnc files.

 Reef comb on boom.

Reef comb on boom.

 Mizzen and boom

Mizzen and boom

Fitting mainsail, I used the mizzen mast to keep the sail off the ground.

 In this picture you can see the duct for cables .

In this picture you can see the duct for cables .