Building Hands On

Sukha Build – Day 9

I’ve started 7 boat builds. I finished 4. Will I finish this boat? I am pretty sure I will, but this morning I was thinking back. What went wrong with the other three? For my first attempt, a Bolger Sneakeasy, my fantasy surpassed my skills and after a while, it […]

Emily Builds a Sailboat

Not many women build boats. Emily does! Follow along as she shares her experience in this excellent video series. Enjoy the playlist, which will expand as she adds more videos. Bookmark this page and check back. Playlist controls are in the upper right-hand corner of the video.

Sukha Build – Day 8

Living in a house for 32 years has advantages and disadvantages. On the downside: I’ve done a lot of hobbies/interests and don’t excel at organizing it all. Also, my son is storing all his woodworking and mechanic tools and supplies in my workspace and doesn’t organize that well, to put […]

Scamp Build Inside the House

I’ve just started watching this playlist but I knew right away I had to share it with you. In brief, here’s a guy building a scamp in what appears to be his house, with few tools and just a bit of knowledge. Just a bit. Well, it is inside his […]

Sukha Build – Day 7

Given I am changing the boat plans somewhat, I am trying to be VERY aware of my choices.  At this point I am thinking of my addition of a rear cockpit instead of a flat deck.   I’ve built a 3-D model in Sketchup, which helps a lot. This morning has […]