Monthly Archives: April 2012

Just one more thing…

Well, I got the front split /thwart done today. And as I suspected the centerboard trunk is now soild as a rock. I think I’d have to whack it with a sledgehammer to get it to move any – and … Continue reading

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Thwarts & sternsheets – continued

I had a kinda slow week on the boat but still managed a little progress. Got the sternsheets finished. I just did a simple  fan pattern. I’m pleased with the results. What do you think? I’ve got one half of … Continue reading

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Frames, Thwarts, & Sternsheets

Made some more progress this week inside the boat, once I finally figured out what I wanted to do.  I put two frames on each end of the center thwart. The thwart was notched to fit between them, and another … Continue reading

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Even more trunk action

Lots more hours on the centerboard trunk today. My idea was to run the stringer down the middle of the height of the trunk. (if that makes sense) I drilled the 2″ holes first, then split the thing down the … Continue reading

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More junk – on the trunk

I’ve spent all week (couple hours a day) working on the trunk logs. Made each of them from two pieces and epoxied them together. I found it was fairly easy to do this way – just time consuming. Getting the … Continue reading

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Centerboard trunk

 I got started on the centerboard trunk today. I had the posts made up already. So I cut two pieces of the Sureply roughly oversize. You can see the little marking gauge I made up and used. Marked one side … Continue reading

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Sureply

My test piece of Sureply after nearly a month in the dishwasher. Looks OK to me.

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