From starting project to flipping hull over.
  • 2/10/16 - The forms start as a print off on a large piece of paper.
    2/10/16 - The forms start as a print off on a large piece of paper.
  • 2/12/16 - The form shapes are glued to particle board and are then cut out.
    2/12/16 - The form shapes are glued to particle board and are then cut out.
  • 2/14/16 - The strongback is ready.
    2/14/16 - The strongback is ready.
  • 2/18/16 - The form risers are in place.
    2/18/16 - The form risers are in place.
  • Most of the forms have been fixed in place.
    Most of the forms have been fixed in place.
  • 2/19/16 - The forms are in their final postions.
    2/19/16 - The forms are in their final postions.
  • The bow and stern internal stems are laminated out of red oak strips.
    The bow and stern internal stems are laminated out of red oak strips.
  • 2/20/16 - The Extern stems are laminated.
    2/20/16 - The Extern stems are laminated.
  • 2/23/16 - The first strip is hot glued into place.
    2/23/16 - The first strip is hot glued into place.
  • 2/24/16 - Several strips are in place.
    2/24/16 - Several strips are in place.
  • 2/25/16 - More strips are added.
    2/25/16 - More strips are added.
  • View of the bow.
    View of the bow.
  • 2/26/16 - The last few inches of bow stem is covered with several detail strips.
    2/26/16 - The last few inches of bow stem is covered with several detail strips.
  • 2/29/16 - The port side of the hull is done.
    2/29/16 - The port side of the hull is done.
  • 3/1/16 - The overhanging strips are trimmed into a straight line.
    3/1/16 - The overhanging strips are trimmed into a straight line.
  • The hull is fully stripped.
    The hull is fully stripped.
  • 3/2/16 - The external stems are epoxied into place.
    3/2/16 - The external stems are epoxied into place.
  • 3/5/16 - The hull is sanded and ready for fiberglass.
    3/5/16 - The hull is sanded and ready for fiberglass.
  • View of the bow.
    View of the bow.
  • 3/7/16 - Fiberglass cloth is laid on the hull.
    3/7/16 - Fiberglass cloth is laid on the hull.
  • Partially wetted out with epoxy.
    Partially wetted out with epoxy.
  • Fiberglassing is done.
    Fiberglassing is done.
  • 3/8/16 - A fill coat of epoxy is applied.
    3/8/16 - A fill coat of epoxy is applied.
  • 3/11/16 - The hull is taken off the strongback and flipped over.
    3/11/16 - The hull is taken off the strongback and flipped over.