The blog of the design, construction, and launching of the vessel "Floating Empire", an electrically driven boat utilizing recycled and repurposed materials and a mix of modern and 18th and 19th century technologies to reduce carbon footprint. The vessel is a tiny house barrel barge, simply built of castoff materials and easily available parts, providing an easy living space for an individual or couple
Sunday, April 6, 2014
the weekend .....urgh
first of all, the stringers. All of them are finally cut, drilled and ready to go in place. But.....
Really?? REALLY!!?? as much as I have to do on this thing??? Here's a little advice, if at 2x8x16 plank starts to fall, DONT TRY TO FREAKING CATCH IT WITH YOUR LITTLE FINGER!!!!! ....this message brought to you by the American fifth metacarpal association.
Tomorrow they predict rain, then five full days where I can get things done. YESSSSS!
And of course, as a caution, the score is :
Heavy treated lumber 1, Cheap plastic deckbox 0.