This is the last blog entry for this project. I tied up all the loose ends by adding a seat, finishing trim, adding the rocker base and fixing a mistake. First the seat… I made a few slips making the seat frame, but after some time sa...
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Location: York, SC
I work as a regional airline pilot and live near Charlotte, NC. I'm the father of five wonderful kids who keep me busy when I'm home. I can thank my wife for allowing me to find time to work on projects otherwise I wouldn't get much opportunity to work in my shop. Most of my projects are based on necessity or made as gifts and I always have a long list of project ideas with not enough time to build them.
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Got a few more things done on the boat, starting with attaching the bow cap. I ended up changing the shape a little bit to help blend with the side caps and decided on one more dowel at the bow and splines where the bow cap meets the side caps. ...
I’ll end any suspense right now and say that I didn’t make my Christmas deadline for this project and at the rate I’ve been going, I’ll be lucky to make her birthday in June! At any rate, I finally have the boat out of the...
I mentioned in the last entry how little I liked the screws in the top cap rail so I took a fellow LJ’s advice and I’m going to ditch the screws and use dowels instead. Problem is that there are marks from the screws so I need to do s...
Now that the sides are on the boat, today was about getting some cap rails installed to hide the plywood edging of the sides and give the boat a more finished look. Easier said than done since this is a compound curve. I started by creating temp...