7th Grade: Prepping the hull and frames

Just some of the materials:

   

Prepping the work space and getting started:
   

Attaching the two ends of each hull board together:
   

   

  

Prepping the stitching wires: 

   

Stacking the hull boards with weights to assist in securing the joints:
   

It will be easier to sand the epoxy from these boards now - before we assemble the hull:
   

Assembling the "doublers" and the frame boards:

Mix up some epoxy:

   

Apply epoxy to the frame boards and frame doublers, then clamping them together:

  

    


Good Work Everyone! We're Making Progress!

Frames are nearly completed and getting prepped for installation!

    

Using a router to soften  the edges of the frames and limber holes:
  

   

   

Frames are ready to be epoxied!


                        
                                        Frames are ready to be stitched into the hull!

  

Back to prepping the hull boards:

   

                                                        All hands on deck!


   

    

   

   

   

   

Inspecting the work done:
   

Looking good Everyone! Take a break!


Hull boards are ready to be stitched together!

(Please visit the "7th Grade: Stitching the Boat" section)


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