Or is it bulwarks? One rarely hears of a single, lonely bulwark, yet it does appear to exist as a singular noun.
Plural or singular, it (or they) are now attached to the hull. The port hull. The bulwark (or bulwarks) run full-length on the outboard side, and cover only a small section forward and aft on the inboard side.
Here it is dry-fit, with none of the notching for the beams cut.
And here it is glued and clamped. It's a relatively large glue job. We're into the reasonable weather again, so we don't have to worry much about temperature.
|Forward inboard section
Mind you, there are many, many layers of paint to apply first. And there's a deck to build. And the rigging. And the masts to finish. And the sails. And and.