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Progress Update

First, my plane is working beautifully. It’s much easier to handle than the metal plane and the lower friction and mass make it far less tiring to use. 270 more words

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Diversion

In my previous post I mentioned that I’d considered making a wooden block plane to overcome a couple of problems I was having with my Stanley. 767 more words

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First Deck Strip

This is slow work. The joint between the deck and hull is likely to be very visible so I’m being very careful to make sure it is as tight as between any of the other strips. 350 more words

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Starting the Deck

This is another step that had me a little worried. Stripping the deck should, for the most part, be the same as stripping the hull; but how do I get those first couple of strips around the tight turn above the sheer line? 420 more words

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Upside Up

Before I started this build there were several steps that had me troubled: applying fibreglass, joining the hull and deck, and cutting the holes for the cockpit and hatches, for example. 354 more words

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Fibreglass - Round 1

I’m back. December and most of January were difficult months to get any work done, with a combination of other jobs needing to be done and family events. 575 more words

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