clinker boat under construction, dragon with new cedar deck, solid cherry unit, large solid cherry
Friday, September 28, 2012
Warming up for our upcoming steaming workshop!
As always, steaming timber feels like magic - exciting, inspiring. The boat really does feel like a boat now - strong and sturdy.
One just can't stop looking at it...
To participate in our upcoming workshop (4th,5th and 6th of October) contact us:
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Swept deck in solid cedar
As part of a complete restoration of a 1969 Borensen Built Dragon, we laid this solid cedar swept deck. The advantage of using cedar is that it is very light. The disadvantage is that it is quite soft - so discipline is required in what shoes are allowed on board.
The cedar was relatively easy to bend and work with.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Our student boat is ready for timbering -out!
The old west cork clinker boat we began lofting this time last year is now fully planked. Our series of workshops will now continue with steaming in the ribs and gunwhales.
The Steaming Workshop will be held on the 4th,5th and6th of October. Visit http://boatbuildingskills.blogspot.com/ for more details.
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