Monthly Archives: January 2014

Blue Toon – adding the keel

So, the bulkheads were all in place on the building board. The slots were all cut ready to accept the keel, and then the keel was put in place for a dry fit. There was some fine tuning to be … Continue reading

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Building the Blue Toon

So, with the building board done, it was time to start finishing the bulkheads. Each was, as I said, copied onto cardstock, then traced onto 1/8″ plywood. Each was sanded down to the proper shape. For the keel, I have … Continue reading

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Building the Blue Toon

I’ve been asked to write some posts about my current build of the pilot boat Blue Toon.  Here goes: I don’t have a lot of experience building from scratch, so after a failed attempt to build this boat using frames, … Continue reading

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