And the cabin top is now glued in place. And so are all the window frames. None of this shows quite as much as other more dramatic stages -- but we do have the all-important photographic evidence of progress. And hey, more to the point, a hull that is moving towards completion.
|The wide, curved pieces are temporary supports built to support the cabin top stringers. |
Yet another thing that will save time on the second hull.
|Bits of plastic in place to keep the stringers from getting glued to the supports.|
|The cabin top is two layers of 1/4 inch (6 mm) ply.|
|With the cabin top in place, it was time for an exciting step -- cutting out the hatch so we don't have to slither in through a narrow gap.|