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Dificult frame bend

Started by Mike, April 28, 2014, 01:18:38 pm

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Mike

Well got to me a guy at the shop so do a multiple angle bend for a custom shade on his flats boat. Wish me well i dont want to mess it up with one wrong bend.
Photos later

Mike

here is the frame bent and installed



pulled the pattern



plenty of needed shade for the captain


it is a guide boat so I was sure to add a company label


MinUph

Nice job Mike,
  Cool design.
Paul
Minichillo's Upholstery
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forsailbyowner

Just curious, Did you rely on  setscrews to hold it together?

Mike

no never with stainless always rivet

JuneC

Good looking top, Mike.  That will at least be out of the way for fishing.

June
"Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people."

     W. C. Fields

Mike

thanks june that's what he wanted. I made him a bimini on hos last boat nut this is new  and he happened across a past customer who hd a similar top. I done 3 I can think ot that mount to the rail like that

timtheboatguy

Nice work Mike. Is the top held on with zippered pockets?
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Mike

Yes tim best way i can see to do it 

regalman190

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