Wednesday, 4 May 2011

The hull sides are on.

As of yesterday the hull sides were on and Dave is currently working on the stern.
I'll be going down to have a look on Monday and we will discuss the exact shape of the bow before cutting steel.
Prior to this I am doing my homework studying photos in books recommended by Dave:

Walkers of Rickmansworth - A Walker
Boatyards and boatbuilding - R Wilson
A canal people                    - S Rolt

Although the subject is the boating families operating in the Hawkesbury area Rolt contains some excellent close up photos showing details of the boats in use.

I shall of course update the blog with photos of the build to date ASAP after Monday.

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