Monthly Archives: February 2010

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Bad translation

The $2 shop is good for boat builders using epoxy resin. You need lots of disposable brushes and disposable gloves. Because everything in the $2 shop comes from China it’s highly likely that you will experience a bad translation every now and then. This is the best I have seen. …Let your finger hit by […]

Minimax #3

Well, I’m nearly at the point of putting the deck on and clinching those nails around the bow of this tiny vessel. Tonight and last night I built the steering wheel pad, installed the stringers (the walls of the cockpit) and shaped and installed the compression struts (which you can see at an angle on […]

Minimax #2

Made good progress this weekend. I have all the components for the internal bracing prepared. The only piece still to be built is the transom pad that the outboard motor screws to. A few modifications have been made (inadvertently) along the way. The two side pieces didn’t match exactly so I had to plane the […]