Caledonia yawl project: strake #4

There is something satisfying about establishing a rhythm on this project. The planking is one of the few areas where there is an opportunity to repeat a series of steps and learn to improve at each iteration. 

cutting the gains on both sides

The movements become familiar, the use of the tools more intuitive and the fairness of the bevels and gains improves. 

There has been an addition to the tool chest. After three trips to the Vancouver tool library to borrow the same rabbet plane, I realized that it was maybe worthwhile to invest. So I bought a rebate plane that just uses a 1″ chisel as the iron from Lee Valley.

starboard strake 4 glued up

It was 30 degrees Celsius today in the shade so I had to work fast even with the slow hardner today.

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