A SibLing with coachroof and keel, no bilgeboards

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  • 05 Jun 2022 07:41
    Reply # 12806193 on 10182961

    I laminated the front part of the lower chinelogs and all bulkheads to the backbone. Yesterday I laminated the front part of the lower chinelogs to the aft part and STN 0 to the backbone. My plan for today is to glue the lower chinelogs in place which will be a small milestone because all bulkheads will be in their definite positions.

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  • 24 May 2022 23:05
    Reply # 12792593 on 10182961

    Understood. it's all looking great.  And I am here to tell you that I love this boat!

  • 24 May 2022 21:55
    Reply # 12792533 on 10182961

    Yes, I really can't complain about the workshop!

    You mean because of the front part of the backbone? The way I build the backbone and STN 2 differs from the plans and I couldn't remember in detail what I had planed and I wanted to make sure it will work the way I prebuilt them over the winter.

    Now they are mostly set up. I already really like that boat! <3

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  • 23 May 2022 01:10
    Reply # 12789996 on 10182961

    You've got a nice workshop there!  Good to see progress.  Just out of curiosity, why did you not set up all the bulkheads first?

  • 22 May 2022 16:07
    Reply # 12789644 on 10182961

    I haven't had time to write an blog article yet, but here's a teaser:

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  • 10 Aug 2021 15:45
    Reply # 10922495 on 10921796
    Anonymous wrote: I tried to do something on the boat every single day. Sometimes this might have meant just some little part of the boat during the afternoon when I got home from work. Even if it was a little bit of planning for the next step, or a small amount of sanding, or other finishing work.

    That's also my approach and I'm quite satisfied how this works out at the moment.




  • 10 Aug 2021 07:45
    Reply # 10921796 on 10920706
    Frank wrote:
    I will probably build the sail last. Skegs, backbone, topside panels, keel, rudder, mast, tiller, boat hook :) ... All fine workshop projects. I won't be bored this winter or the next.
    The more little jobs you can knock off the easier will be the finishing stages of the project. When I was building my recently launched catamaran I tried to do something on the boat every single day. Sometimes this might have meant just some little part of the boat during the afternoon when I got home from work. Even if it was a little bit of planning for the next step, or a small amount of sanding, or other finishing work. By doing a little bit every day it allowed me to make better progress on the big jobs on those dedicated boat building days. So being able to knock off little jobs during the winter at least keeps you progressing towards the eventual completion of the project.
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  • 09 Aug 2021 21:01
    Reply # 10920706 on 10890189
    Anonymous wrote:

    What about making the sail? That is a fine indoor project.

    Arne

    I will probably build the sail last. Skegs, backbone, topside panels, keel, rudder, mast, tiller, boat hook :) ... All fine workshop projects. I won't be bored this winter or the next.
  • 08 Aug 2021 23:02
    Reply # 10890189 on 10182961
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    What about making the sail? That is a fine indoor project.

    Arne

  • 08 Aug 2021 12:55
    Reply # 10878188 on 10804968
    Thank you both! It will take until spring before I can put up the bulkheads as I cannot use the shed over the winter. So I'm not going to make that much progress over the next months.
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