First Build day!

Steel meets Wood for the first time! Moved the first 7 chipboard sheets to the main workshop I spent the morning chopping (sawing) them into blanks for the jig moulds. As suggested we are making them in two halves (the tumblehome demands it really) – it seemed to go OK – one slightly crushed foot (dropped a sheet on it – break out the toe-tecters!) and no accidents with the circular saw (although cutting mould 13 was done with some care!)…

Cutting the Moulds - day #1

Cutting the Moulds - day #1

So far the planning has worked – I drew out the overall sizes for each mould and shuffeled them onto 8by4 sheets in AutoCAD…

Laying out the half moulds for the jig onto 8by4 chipboard sheets

Laying out the half moulds for the jig onto 8by4 chipboard sheets

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3 thoughts on “First Build day!

  1. Becca

    Oops! Watch those toes – you dont want to be unable to enjoy your boat when she’s finished because you’ve got mashed feet!

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