Ribs are finially done. Sanding, sanding, sanding some more. Now adding false keel, deck supports, deck and deck cap, coaming, gunwales, floorboards. thwarts, and a finish coat. Took longer than I thought!…Continue
Added by Jerry Sweat on April 2, 2023 at 9:48am — No Comments
Added by Jerry Sweat on March 18, 2023 at 11:28am — No Comments
It's the first of February and snow is on the ground outside so I'll stay inside and start my canoe. The first step is to build a strongback. Then, lay up a bottom plank with both stems attached. I can then begin adding planks by alternating sides. Pretty slow going. I can only get 4 planks a day glued on. But I will press on. I have nothing else to do.…Continue
Added by Jerry Sweat on March 12, 2023 at 10:30am — No Comments
Noooo! Had to store the boat outside for 1 1/2 years. Tightly tarped to protect it but somehow water got inside. Now I have mold from stem to stern. Bought one of those "cloth" garages so it is protected but somewhat "open". Looking to move soon. Hopefully will find a place with a shop so I can work on it.