- Published on 29 March 2010
General: Things moving along at a nice pace again on both boats with oar manufacture now commenced. The air temperature is steadying rising which should allow the painting to commence once NB001 inner rail and frame tops have been installed.
Details: NB001 top inner rail is progressing well as its 2/3 installed. NB002 is having plank 4 (both sides) bevelled and ready for installation during Wk 13.
- Published on 23 March 2010
Although no shifts have been runnning this week we have had the considerable assistance of two local craftsmen. Graham McNicol has been working on NB001, progressing the inside top rail. Stewart Auld has been assisting with shapping the Douglas Fir for the first set of oars.
- Published on 15 March 2010
NB001 has started to get its inside top rail cut and shaped.
NB002 planking continuing. Now 1/3 complete
- Published on 07 March 2010
Job Number NB001: The new batch of larch has been dressed thus allowing fitting of the rails and seats. This work should begin during Wk10.
Job Number NB002: Aprons have been installed to Hog. The hog, aprons and frames bevelled for the garboard plank(s) installation. Both Garboard planks have been installed
- Published on 28 February 2010
Job Number NB001: Most of the Epoxy Runs within the inside of the hull have now been removed.
Job Number NB002: The Hog (inner keel) is now installed on the building frame and the frames have been glued in position to it.
The remaining larch for both boats has now been delivered to the shed. The Aprons and Stems for NB002 have been manufactured and are available to install.