Monthly Archives: October 2012

The next steps

Now that the hull is planked we have to complete the tasks in the last jobs list, which will take some time, so there’s no point in my posting weekly lists of things to be done. The main thing is … Continue reading

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Jobs List for Tonight

Sorry about the late posting, but I’ve been away. Plank 6 is now on, so we can take our pre-made external stem sections off the shelf, dry-fit them and mark them for shaping, also assembly the two strips that will … Continue reading

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Moving the building sessions to Sunday afternoon

By this time next week we hope that the last planks (6 port and starboard) will have been hung.  At this point we have a boat, but the hard work begins. So far the building team has consited of a  ‘hard … Continue reading

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10th October – Plank 5 – looking like a boat at last

This Wednesday we hung plank 5 port and starboard. Initially it looked as though Ewan and myself might be doing this together, but the usual Wednesday night team arrived and we got both planks hung in under two hours . … Continue reading

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Jobs List for 10 October

Last Wednesday we got plank 4 done as planned and plank 5 well on the way, with the scarfs cut and one side glued up. The second side is now ready, so plank 5 can be hung tomorrow night and … Continue reading

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Jobs list for 3 October

Plank Three went on today, Tuesday, so tomorrow night’s instalment is hanging Plank Four, depending on some fairies sorting out the bevels and gains during the afternoon.

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