The Dinghy Project
Sep 21, 2007Public
Photo: Puzzling out the plans ... read twice, cut once!
Photo: Plank Layout
Photo: Plank Cutting
Photo: Matching Planks clamped together
Photo: Plank Fairing
Photo: Cutting Plank Rabbets
Photo: Finished Planks
Photo: Laying out more pieces.
Photo: Ready for assembly
Photo: The "stitch" of the "Stitch and Glue" process.
Photo: First planks.
Photo: Stitching first plank on port side.
Photo: ...and second plank on stbd. side.
Photo: Tightening up to close gaps.
Photo: Second planks done, and transoms in place.
Photo: Fourth plank getting bent into place.
Photo: Thar she blows: all stitched up!
Photo: Watch out for those "stitches" ... they'll tear your pants off!
Photo: the "Glue" of the "Stitch and Glue" process.
Photo: Thickened epoxy "fillets" around transoms and bottom 1
Photo: Thickened epoxy "fillets" around transoms and bottom 2
Photo: Fitting 6oz. fiberglass cloth to inside bottom. It gets "wet-out" with unthickened epoxy.
Photo: Outside bottom already 'glassed and epoxy'd.
Photo: Final Gunwale strip