winkle, a little clinker sailing boat built on the isle of Wight. taking out the rotten timbers and repairing with james,
upskilling the volunteer’s in boat house 4 portsmouth historic doc yards.
starting our planking stage
taught a friend how to clad his boat, with sub frames or epoxied in battons and screwing in the cedar that i machined up for his ford and aft quarter birth.
made 2 lots of wooden steam bent and laminated with scarf joint support rings to clamp to the original red center ring in some yurts
made and varnished steps for a motor boat
my artistic carved stool, with Japanese influenced joinery. epoxy poured onto the carved leaf and oil with bees wax finish.
traditional style paddle made out of Douglas fur to go with my skin on frame kayak
my first name board for a fishing boat,
restoring adze head and making handle
Back working with tom owen, in fowey. with a new restoration on a 6 metre classic racing boat, built in 1947 for the olympics in 1948. Got replanked in traditional carvel in Switzerland a long time ago. now here in fowey, most frames are good and the planking and floors are all good. so deck off and starting with a new beam shelf and onward from there.
I spent 3 months on a interior refit going on in emsworth. putting in new bulk heads, sole bearers and floor boards, reshaping corners to rounds to make more space, many loo steps and former’s, iroko trims, deck beam repairs and putting tanks in place with chocking ply walls filleted into the hull walls
repairing the aft capping corner pieces, and routering in the splines grinding back the fibre glassand chopping back the wood toe rail to angling in the scupper, then fitting the wooden blocks behind all 6, 3 on each side then getting in the scuppers and making the capping to the screw down with sika flex,