Hull (-abaloo)

| April 7, 2010

After getting the initial framing and the planking done, and the shell of the hull removed from the construction jig, the next steps involve fitting out the hull interior. The frames completed so far are not all the frames needed — just enough to hold the hull together for the remaining framing. More frames were […]

(Walking the) Planks

| March 29, 2010

It’s been a challenge, but I’ve completed the planking on the Launch, more or less successfully. The Model Shipways kit of Bounty’s Launch, being a very modern product, was developed with CAD/CAM technology. One of the benefits of this is that the planks could be pre-cut to fairly accurate shapes. See, here’s the thing about […]