With Sean White’s help we are ready to do some casting this weekend as the weather allows. Scott Rokeby fixed us up with an awesome gyro stabilized camera, and we cut the last of the fuel tank gaskets. We have very much enjoyed your project photos! And I am all out so send more. Attach … Read More
We learned while cutting the panels for the Mizzen sail; the really small one, that measuring and cutting the each panel correctly is very important and it takes a long time. We already have the shapes for each panel in CAD so wouldn’t it be dandy to cut them on the CNC Table. They are actually too big to cut … Read More
Most Saturday mornings when we have crew, Betsy will whip up a coffee cake or muffins. Here’s her recipe for the coffee cake that tastes as good as it looks. There are mixes by King Arthur, Krusteaz and Betty Crocker that are similar as well as a recipe on the back of a Bisquick Box. For the purist, … Read More
The ships blacksmith Sean White is back with to show his paper working skills. And we answer that persistent question about getting a US Coast Guard Certification. And show some of the casting patterns we are working on. Metasequoia: http://www.metaseq.net/en/ PepaKura: http://www.tamasoft.co.jp/pepakura-en/
Almost done with the davits, getting along cutting patterns for casting our bow rollers. Making plans for adding a 3D printer to our Tormach CNC mill, and still thinking about where to put wheels under the boat. Many thanks to Herb for his help!
Join us for Betsy’s coffee cake and meet Herb who is launching a fascinating career in gymnastics for paraplegics. And we are looking for tool for our CNC Mill. R8 spindle, hold down, vice and cutting tool donations are welcomed.
Coffee cake and banana bread seems to be favorites among the crewmembers and as I keep misplacing my recipe for banana bread, I’m going to put it on the blog…. now when I say I can’t find it, you can remind me. 🙂 Doug eats lots of bananas. Tinka eats lots of bananas (yes, seriously.. the Basset loves bananas). … Read More
We managed to work around the weather that Jim Hensel brought with him from Portland Oregon and got a bunch of work done. The davit pipes are bent, the bow roller plate is cut, the Tormach PCNC 770 has a stand and enclosure, and we have wheels for the boat courtesy of Seven D Trailers, as well as a ships … Read More
Our new Tormach CNC Mill arrived and we made room for it and spruced up the shop and yard. Many thanks to our crew. I just love that folks. We had Bruce from Oklahoma City who is going to help with our hydraulics, Joachim who was in the States from Norway, and Leigh for New Brunswick. Leigh … Read More
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