September 10, 2020

Steam Launch Blog #35

From December 2018: Completing the strake at sheer and onward to the third strake.

Wooden boat under construction

Finally using a ribband! We had a pesky rib back aft, so with ribband holding it in proper shape we unscrewed sheer at that rib and re-fastened. Several ribs were also warping out of place, so clamp persuasion brought them back into alignment. Not sure NGH would have stopped for that last persuasion, but we’re 2018 guys.