Tag Archive for Plans

Cabin Wall Framing. Finally.

Whew, finally. We get to constructing the cabin walls. This…

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Motor Well, A Mini-Project Unto Itself

Oh, the motor well.  Seems simple enough.  Build a box…

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Fiberglass Seal Coat

We fretted over fiberglassing the hull so much, we put…

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Opinions are like assholes…

Everyone’s got one. Every now and then I’ll ask a…

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Cross beams

This was an exciting day because for the first time,…

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Side Stringers

The side stringers are the sides of the boat.  So…

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Keel and Skeg Stringers

It most conventionally built wooden boats, the frames refer to…

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Epoxy is Stressful

You know the scene at the end of any action…

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Angles and Precision

I have experience in the housebuilding, construction world.  I used…

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Making Sawdust

The whole process of building a boat involves cutting a…

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Organization: How To Make Boatbuilding Not Suck

Boats are made of lots and lots of funny precision…

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Questions for the Old Man

I didn’t expect myself to be talking to the old…

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Boat Plans: Choices Made and Not Made

So it looks like we’re building a boat. Not merely…

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Math is Hard – Calculating a Waterline

Who would have thought boatbuilding would involve so much math?…

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Karaoke Doodles

So far, I’ve ignored the inside cabin layout, thinking that…

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Beyond Napkin Plans

I’m trying to turn my shantyboat speculations into something that…

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Folding Gable Ends

We were aware that this beast with its generously gabled…

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