The rudders are laminated plywood, with purpleheart rudder cheeks. They went together tremendously quickly. Trevor is working on them in his shop, where it is warm, instead of in our boat shop, where this time of year it distinctly is not.
The sophisticated clamping system
With the cheeks, attached with Sikaflex and bolted
Primed. We chose to paint the rudder cheeks. We'll leave the purpleheart lashing strakes as is, or oil them.