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Project Stages

   Getting Started

   Hull Construction

   > Building the Form

   > Planking

   > Fiberglass

   > Fitting the Frames

   > Lower Deck

   > Ballast Test

   > Main Deck & Finishing

   Masting and Rigging

   Into the Water


 About the project

At the bow, only 2 stealers are necessary to accommodate the 4 full length planks laid down from the keel. The first two of the these have to undergo the same 90 degree twist that the planks at the stern did, however, at the bow this takes place over less than 1 ½’. Without steaming, the wood is not capable of making this twist. I didn’t feel like setting up a steam box so…

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