Building the hull
The full size patterns have been transferred onto a level plywood base.
A frame being made to the pattern
All the frames stood and stringers notched in.
The radius plates rolled to the correct radius before fitting to the framework.
Fitting the radius chine plates
The radius chine plates being tacked into position.
The top side plates being added
The bottom plates tacked on to complete the hull body
Turning the hull
Rolling the hull upright
Making sure that the hull is sitting level
The R 482 hull
Inside looking forward
Inside looking aft
Installing the ballast. 5500 kgs of cast iron heater bricks
Stainless steel P bracket, bearing holder and prop tube.
And a stainless steel bow roller
Transom with built in swim platform. Coach house framing going up.
A well designed wheelhouse.