Thursday, December 15, 2016

Shifting seasons

A cold wind is blowing in. The fire in the shop stove is blazing. The winter season is on. Stella, after a long summer almost finished on the shop floor while I was off being a boatman, has finally come to the end of our part of her journey. She needs sails and a rigger now. Dr. John has taken her home. Bye bye, beautiful! It was such a treat birthing you.


Back on the shop floor, Omo gets her ribs mended.


Janek screws on a new side panel. Spooge oozes.



The magic worked. Gunwales back on.



The corner fillets are cooking.


I guess we will need to touch up the paint.

3 comments:

  1. That little sailboat is beautiful! Fun to see a lapstrake, Nice work. What were the circumstances of the damage to the dory?

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  2. She had a particularly violent encounter with a very immovable part of Ruby Rapid.

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