And a Name

And a Name

Put her name on her yesterday! (graphic is based on my handwriting, vinyl decals produced in my office, and finally, applied by yours truly [crooked, unintentionally, but it would not…
Name Origins

Name Origins

On Sunday I took my paint sharpie and wrote Grace’s name and home port on her transom (back end).  Frank thinks I should use my handwriting as the final font.  It’s perfect as…
Keel progress

Keel progress

Frank started the keel construction.  The stern looks awesome - all those jig saw pieces to create a solid wood section of the forward keel.
Box Keel takes shape

Box Keel takes shape

This is a short post.   The bottom in done and we're starting to loft the box keel. Frank (builder) coated the hull with pigmented epoxy to protect the wood.…
and now… a bottom!

and now… a bottom!

The bottom, (not to be confused with the keel,) is made up of two layers of overlapping marine ply which are deliberately cut and layed at opposing angles of the…