Saturday, March 31, 2012

Barefoot Boys

Sand inspectors at work. Spring has spung, the shoes are off, the water is still cold in case you were wondering.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Reduced Whaleboat

Model whaleship display , AGATE with a whale alongside and a whalebat under sail, built by author Ed Leaf. Ed gave a presentation this month at the Red Dragon Canoe Club. Ed has built a wide variety of model boats, most with very interesting histories.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Whaleboat Waiting

Whaleboat waiting for the 1812 exhibit construction to be completed. Photos from Fritz.

Cannon Construct

photos from Fritz

To N Frames

New frames laminated from white oak and mahogany.

bending jig for clamping strips to new shape

New Stem

cross section of old stem

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Cannon for 1812 Exhibit

The boatshop is building cannon trucks for the 1812 exhibit at the seaport museum. Kids will be able to aim and shoot these. Way fun.
BTW - they are not really mounted on whaleboats, but it sure looks funny.