With a little bit of brawn, the planks can be bent and twisted to get the right shape fairly easily while someone follows with clamps, nails, or screws. Instead of putting up eight planks per day, like we had been before, we now get up five.
What also slows us down is that each plank needs to be hand cut in the stern where the planks from the port side meet the starboard side planks. Soon, the last plank will go on, celebrated by a bottle of Makers Mark whisky courtesy of Mr. Gerard Lambert.
*UPDATED* week 7 clip is up: