Sukha Build – Day 12

So far I have built the following: Strongback Frames 3, 4, 5, 7 Backbones, 1 front and 2 rear Now, this involved a lot of layout, butt joints, and cutting, so the progress feels further than those few bits and pieces. Besides, it is starting to look a bit like […]

Sukha Build – Day 11

This is a test fitting on the sidewalk, a great way to get a sense of how we will fit inside. Reminder: Guiclémanac’h is the name of the design.  Sukha is the name of this particular boat.  Sukha is easier/possible to say, so I’ll mostly write Sukha. Click here to see […]

Sukha Build – Day 10

A quick note. Here’s what I did this morning. It is starting to go 3-D. Now it gets exciting. The rest of life halts boat building for the rest of the day, at this point anyway. Work. Relatives. Time with my wife. Stuff. I retired, but there is an emergency […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]