A Skiff Wind blows over the water-An account of my winter project to build my first wooden boat, a 13' plywood QT Skiff designed by Jim Michalak. Now that that boat has been launched and is in use, this blog will now also document all of my other boat building and general "MESSING ABOUT IN BOATS"
Today I got the last chine on Liz's boat glued on. Taking off the clamps on the first one this morning was very satisfying. I suppose I might have made the chines a little bit thinner and that might have made the whole bending process easier, or I could have steamed them. It's done now.
chine being glued on. Note the variety of clamps.
Last chine being glued on.
It was nice to see gunnels and a chine with out any clamps on them. Tomorrow I can remove all these clamps and get ready to put the bottom on.