Today with a lot of cursing and sweating, we got the sides upright and got the stringers--most of them, anyway--screwed and glued into position.
|framing the side|
|Levelling the beast was amazingly simpler than I'd anticipated. A couple of plywood scraps under the blocks and we were home free.|
|Beginning to look quite a bit more boat-like.|
I was also pleased to discover that--the gods knoweth how--the thing is a uniform 8 feet all the way down the hull. I knew sacrificing that chicken was a good idea. Ha! And you all laughed!
Tomorrow, naproxin willing, we will begin to actually sheath the hull. That will be immensely satisfying.
More later. I've a chilled bottle of Verdejo awaiting me.
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