Construction of the 20' Fisher Skipjack Model Pocket Cruiser

This page shows the construction of the 20’ Skipjack to help you in her construction.

20’ Fisher Skipjack Model Plan Price

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The basic components of the framework cut from 5mm Balsa sheet with the Datum WL marked on each.

The centreboard case sides glued to the fore and aft girder pieces to make up the centreline structure.

An aft view of the frames glued to the centreline structure.

Another view of the framework – note notches have not been cut yet for the stringers.

The gunwale stringer laminated in place.

The chine stringer fitted.

The start of the side planking using 3mm Balsa sheet.

The side planking complete and trimmed ready for the bottom planking.

The bottom planking started from aft – as it goes round the bow it needs to be put on in narrower diagonal strips.

The bottom planking complete and ready for trimming and sanding.

The cockpit sides fitted.

The deck being fitted.

A forward shot of the cabin – this would be removable for a working model. The cabin side shape is given on the plans.

An aft shot of the cabin.

Taking the shape off the model for the bulwark strake – this shape is given on the plans.

The hatch, tabernacle, schooner stem, scroll boards and bowsprit fitted.

A bow shot of the completed static model – the cabin window was simply a piece of Acetate with a rim applied with bronze paint glued to the cabin side.

A stern shot of the completed model. Amati 5 to 6mm welded brass rudder fittings were used.

20' Fisher Skipjack Model Plan Price

To order using a Credit or Debit card with our secure on-line ordering system simply use the buttons below 1 post and packing charges which will be added at the above rates, or less for multiple orders.

Those wanting to order using cash, cheque, postal order or Paypal please go to the
How to Order page for more details.

UK/EU £20 (inc. VAT)
USA/ELSEWHERE £17 / $27

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