Getting Here It has been years getting here (this project), finding a boat, purchasing a boat, making the boat safe and legal (and comfortable) … still working on pretty. It has been a lifetime getting here, a life full of blind alleys and distracting turns. And somehow I am finally here, a pretty well found […]
After the shell is filleted and glassed (interior), rails are added to the exterior. Two strips of hardwood are glued against the shear line of the hull (upper edge, when she is sitting in the water). The hardwood goes on in two strips so it can be bent without breaking which is a good thing because the […]
Here is Shane applying epoxy to the fiberglass interior. I am always amazed as the white opaque cloth becomes (and stays) clear. It always seems like magic. This pram is built from a kit from Chesapeake Light Craft. It’s a nesting dingy that should fit on the coach roof of the Evening Light. I bought […]
The plan is to glass the interior today, almost ready to start. A couple of more touches with the sander and a little more taping.
Beginnings are hard, directions unknown, even the questions have yet to reveal themselves. This is the account of a voyage, long postponed, a dream from childhood on the verge of happening. There is a boat involved, and friends. What more could one ask. Yours, D