My parents came out for a visit recently. I jumped at the chance of putting my Dad to work on the tsunamiball as well as playing a bit with steam […]
Last week I worked on cutting out the captain’s window and cleaning up any issues I had in the front of the boat. Today I gave myself the green light […]
This is the first topside hull layer that spans the boat. To make the hull strong, the stripping has to run across the previous stripping/planking layer as much as possible. […]
I have become one with my belt sander. Using a belt sander is fast and efficient and as long as I stay focused and balanced all is well.
OK, so drying epoxy might not be beautiful in a classical sense, but… where the epoxy hits the dry plywood it acts almost like a stain, bringing out so much […]
It amazes me that the boat gets better and better. Is it strange to say? Each time I put a layer of plywood onto the hull the boat becomes stronger. […]
I had originally planned to build the entire hemishphere and then get a bunch of people to help lift it in place. The final element would weigh around 450 pounds. […]