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Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2022, 12:22 PM
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Posted By sailtones
Marine Trader 34dc Aft cabin rebuild

Hi everyone.

I am thinking about doing this to my boat. Those who know the model will understand the drawing, and the reason I am contemplating it.

What do you think? Am I completely mad?!?
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Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-10-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,156
Posted By sailtones
It that a trick question? :) There is...

It that a trick question? :)

There is currently one in each cabin.
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-10-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,156
Posted By sailtones
3d Model ...

3d Model

https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/members/4848-albums79-picture4128.jpg

https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/members/4848-albums79-picture4127.jpg
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Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-10-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,156
Posted By sailtones
Mark 2 for interior layout, smaller shower stall,...

Mark 2 for interior layout, smaller shower stall, but more practical and would have a better symmetrical ascetic.

Also there is enough head room in shower stall with this version.
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Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-10-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,156
Posted By sailtones
So here is the idea for the interior layout. ...

So here is the idea for the interior layout.

Dare I say this..... but comments welcome! :)

Seriously though, I am keen to get peoples thoughts before I cut into the boat in a pretty major way....
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-10-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,156
Posted By sailtones
Sorry, I should have included the current boat...

Sorry, I should have included the current boat design which is as per the standard 34 DC.

Essentially I am going to cut off the aft cabin and build a sundeck model! :banghead::banghead::banghead:...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-09-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,156
Posted By sailtones
New project to an old thread

Anyone still have their boats on this thread?

I am about to do this to my boat in order to create a queen size bed, and separate head and shower rooms, and loads more storage. Not to mention the...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-13-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By sailtones
Nearly there!

Nearly there!
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By sailtones
Fly Bridge table

I am going to build a table for our fly bridge.

I have some ideas, but keen to see other peoples solutions.

Photos anyone?
Forum: General Maintenance 02-01-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By sailtones
I searched high and low for anyone that had...

I searched high and low for anyone that had tackled this job before I started. Nothing to be found other than lots of other people looking for the same answers. Pleased if my write up of the job can...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-01-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,526
Posted By sailtones
A little update. Finally got around to...

A little update.

Finally got around to knocking up a draw, and installing the convection microwave.

Just need to machine up a new teak draw face.

And then get cooking!

To answer a couple...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-30-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By sailtones
Glass has arrived. I must say, they did a very...

Glass has arrived. I must say, they did a very nice job, even rounded the corners for me!

On the left of the photo is the template I gave them for the sliding glass.
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,813
Posted By sailtones
Thanks for this info. To answer the quote, I...

Thanks for this info.

To answer the quote, I am only using the sealer because my teak is so far gone that I need to sand it and start again.
The sealer applies like a regular oil, darkening the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,813
Posted By sailtones
By the way, the two photos are after sanding the...

By the way, the two photos are after sanding the deck to remove the gouges. I have then applied a coat of Teak wonder (a few more to follow). It applies dark, and dries like there is nothing on the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,813
Posted By sailtones
Thanks for your feedback Marin and you are...

Thanks for your feedback Marin and you are absolutely correct, but I use my boat year round, and don't keep it covered all the time. Even with covers on certain parts, the wood degrades, so I am...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,813
Posted By sailtones
What do you put on your decks

A revamp of a well trodden discussion here!

Having spent years as a professional charter and private yacht skipper, I vowed and declared that on my boat, I would let all the teak go a weathered...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-27-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,471
Posted By sailtones
Awesome job! I love it when a project is...

Awesome job! I love it when a project is undertaken not only to refurbish, but to improve the original design!

Looking forward to seeing how the new sliders work out. I need to do the exact same...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-25-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By sailtones
Next part. Spent a couple of hours today...

Next part.

Spent a couple of hours today finishing off the teak frame.

It was over sized so that I could trim down the inside edges in order to create the nice rounded corner detail.
This was...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-24-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By sailtones
Part 4 We can start to see the results as...

Part 4

We can start to see the results as they progress on the boat whilst doing all the dry fitting of the joints. Quite a lot of back and forth, but worth it in the end.

Finally I have the...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-24-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By sailtones
Part 3 Originally, the teak trim on these...

Part 3

Originally, the teak trim on these boats has been constructed with simple miter joints.

As a joiner, I hate to see these joints used in serious outdoor application, so decided to...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-24-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By sailtones
Part 2 After cleaning up the entire frame...

Part 2

After cleaning up the entire frame area, I bogged all the gaps and holes, then laid a layer of fiberglass cloth that covered the entire area including up the external surface of the...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-24-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By sailtones
MT 34DC - sliding window repairs

Okay so this will be a fairly long description of a current job that I hope may be of use to someone who may experience the same thing and need advice.

During the original survey of the boat, we...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-14-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,636
Posted By sailtones
Bottom half of the runners glued down.

Bottom half of the runners glued down.
Forum: General Maintenance 12-12-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,636
Posted By sailtones
Aft Hatch Repairs

Thought I would post a few photos of a repair recently undertaken in case anyone ever needs to do the same.

The runners for the aft hatch were in poor condition when we bought the boat. I did a...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-27-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 26,362
Posted By sailtones
Our kids are really quite adventurous when it...

Our kids are really quite adventurous when it comes to food. We cooked up a trout the other day, the eldest decided she wanted to try the eye ball, which we encouraged. Same result as the oysters,...
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