Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Bones are done

The spar got drilled out. Next step is making the bottom panel. I haven't been to Lowe's for a long time. It should be interesting to see what they got.


Thursday, January 20, 2011

Shop Time

I got busy for a little while. The spar is gettin' worked next. CNC is a state of mind.


Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Set up

I notched out the ribs and tuned the spar. Here is how it's looking so far. Still lots of work to do.


Saturday, January 8, 2011

Got ribs, nose and tail pieces.

I cut out and sanded these parts today. I'll do my notching tomorrow and set this one up.


Sunday, January 2, 2011

New ribs

I cut out my spar and got it the way I want. The ribs are pretty easy to draw once the spar is done. I'm working from a spar patterns where the rib locations and lengths are known. That makes it easy to get the outline shape I want. Here are some tools of the trade.