Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Opening day for the 2012 Summer

 How to square the mainmast spar.  Shipwright Rob Stevens sketches of squaring the pine log into a spar are shown with return student Bianca D'Arcangelo and Kelsey Brick, a two year return and Bianca's sister

Preparing to square the spar.  Return student Caleb Burgess and  two year students Charles Mills, Wesley Blum are measuring cuts that will be made across the log grain that will allow rapid removal of large pieces using a chisel, or an an ax or adz.

Squaring the mainmast spar.  Bianca D'Arcangelo, Charles Mills are hand planing the spar, Teacher Eric Varney, Shipwright George Sprague applying an adz to the top the spar along with Caleb Burgess and Master Shipwright Rob Stevens

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