Elfyn

Elfyn
Elfyn finished and launched in Ullapool in a gentle south westerly.

Friday, 26 August 2011

Progress

Another week, and another milestone. Timbers now steamed in over a period of days and ready for fitting out.


Can there be anything more beautiful than a clinker boat at this stage of building? Why, I ask myself, would anyone want to replicate such a boat using plywood and schmoo... OK, it's not easy but so satisfying. There are imperfections that cannot be replicated, but make such a boat truly hand made. Some of those timbers are a little more (or less) than exactly 8in apart, for example. Gosh...

I am not a machine...


No comments:

Post a Comment