Stitch with Wire and Glue

The dingy is built using a stitch and glue technique. Floppy pieces of plywood are wired together to create form, then epoxy is carefully injected in the seams to make it a shell.

A wired dingy shell
A wired dingy shell

 

 

 

 

 

The stitching is done with a soft copper wire, then cut away after the epoxy sets.

A wire dancer
A wire dancer

 

Wire over Shadow
Wire over Shadow