Building A Wooden Boat With A Young Student Part 2
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Once the boat's hull was completed (read part 1), Thano turned to work on lowering the surface of the deck.First, and with the help of our dent-inhibiting Homasote liners, he clamped the hull between the two jaws of the vise.
Then via a series of shallow holes that he drilled into the deck, he was able to remove most of the wood.Drilling from above is easier if you, or your student, are tall enough.But drilling parallel to the floor (see next drawing) is more suitable for younger students.
Now with the help of #7 gouge, he scooped the remaining wood.To overcome the difficulties of gouging in small spaces and especially in the corners where the newly formed wooden bulwark meets the deck, Thano made used of bent and spoon gouges of various sweeps.
Lastly, to flatten the new deck surface even more, he incorporated some #5 and #3 gouges.The new deck looked quite nice but we decided to make it even nicer by shaping a flat str*p of wood in the contour of the new dug out deck, and glue it over it.
This way, we thought, we would have a perfectly flat deck.To do so we...