CLC Pram #14 Chop Chop!

Yet another update on the CLC Eastport Nesting Pram. The technique building this little boat is known as “stitch & glue”. And since it’s a “nesting” dinghy…………… CHOP CHOP TIME!!! More like “saw saw” time.

My friend Alexandra came by, we had a couple of pops and stuff, procrastinated, and proceeded with shaky hands.

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A few “ohmms” and with the use of a Japanese saw… first up high, the iroko outwales.

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Then we leaned it up against the wall and went at the hull

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Sawing is tiring! Who knew? Any hoo…we took alot of breaks.

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Well… after a couple of hours(!)….we unscrewed the bulkhead nuts and started to pull and……..

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The “nesting test…

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Success!! And the euphoria was running like a river!

And now it’s time to sand sand sand….

Stay tuned,

Capt Pete.

ps… … and sand I shall. I started today. And it kinda sucks! I think the next update may take awhile!

pss… this weekend theoretically the transmission shall re-enter Zoot Allures…theoretically….

 

 

 

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About Sailing Zoot Allures

A demoralized mechanical engineer/ bass player/ sound engineer/editor seeks Freedom
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4 Responses to CLC Pram #14 Chop Chop!

  1. Twins!!! Congratulations.
    And I thought that was going to be the grand finale. Sorry to hear you have a lot of sanding to do.
    Was the “Japanese saw” part of the instructions or do engineers always know the best tool for the job?

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  2. sryoder says:

    So freakin’ cool! Congratulations!

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