Geodestic AiroLITE Dinghy Project 2010, the "Black Fly" 28lb tender.
Jan 15, 2010Public
Photo: A "Black Fly" built by Maury Madden , from the wesite at http://www.gaboats.com/
Photo: Transfer frame plans to a 1/8" ply pattern board.
Photo: Drilling a small hole at each point.
Photo: All holes drilled.
Photo: Finished sheet of 1/2 patterns of each station and transoms.
Photo: Bow transom, laminated with a slight curve.
Photo: Stern transom, also curved.
Photo: Stations 1 to 5 setup on a strong-back (I used a 6 x 6 fence post)
Photo: Bow attached to strong-back.
Photo: Transom attached to strong-back.
Photo: Shows curvature of transom.
Photo: Adding keel "timber" and gunwales.
Photo: Keel "timber" and gunwales, stern view.
Photo: Keel "timber" and gunwales, bow view.
Photo: Fitting 1/4" plywood bottom panels.
Photo: Fitting 1/4" plywood bottom panels.
Photo: Bottom Panels and Stringers fitted.
Photo: Epoxy gluing it all together.
Photo: Epoxy gluing it all together.
Photo: Bottom Panels and Stringers epoxy glued in.
Photo: Bow view.
Photo: Getting the Steamer ready.
Photo: Crude Steam Box.
Photo: Bottom of box with "steam-in" hole.