Re: Okume oars

Posted by Mislav on Apr 27, 2005

Interesting. I have the similar toughts myself since I'm building Oxford shell, but for now I plan to get some used old style macon blade oars from the club in the neighborhood.

Just one remark. Wouldn't 12 mm + fiberglass cloth be too much for blades? I believe I would go with few layers of veneer not thicker than 4 mm in total. If you break a blade you can always fix it with epoxy.

BTW, have you by any chance built an Oxford shell?

In Response to: Okume oars by Rick Porter on Apr 27, 2005



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