Dave removes the centerboard trunk to take measurements and make a jig for fitting the lead ballast.
this is what the bilge looks like without the center board trunk.
Brendan hands off the Locust rub rails to Oliver and I to put in some heavy hand sanding with 40 grit.
Dave shapes the lead ballast.
And begins drilling some keel bolt holes.
Here is the scarph for the mahogany cap rails.
Dave drilling the centerboard pin hole.
A detail of the hole through to the other side.
Cap rails glued up and ready to sand.
The sanded finish.
In preperation for the locust rub rails, oliver mixes up a batch of natural bedding compound.
Here, we have begun to fasten the locust rub rails in place.
With the bedding compound cleaned and bungs in place, it looks pretty nice.
Brendan works on installing the bronze bow chocks and bow fitting.
The Last Shot of The Week. Brendan cleans up the glue from the bow section.