Coronet1885

America's Most Historic Yacht

Progress through the October 2012

| November 28, 2012

There is always a variety of work to be done around the shop. Since good wood is always at a premium, it’s practical to fix good stock that has a simple defect rather than reject it outright. This shipwright is cutting out around a knot. He’ll glue in a triangular patch, called a “dutchman” in […]

Progress through June 2012

| November 24, 2012

In an effort to keep things more current, I’ll be doing shorter posts to keep the task at a manageable size. I may also include less text, since sometimes the thing that stops me is coming up with a coherent theme for each entry. Thirteen frames have been installed at the aft end of the […]

Coronet’s transom

| November 10, 2012

Man, it’s been a long time since I’ve managed to get an update in. ¬†My apologies to all. ¬†Expect more frequent updates in the future! One of the biggest changes over the summer has been the installation of Coronet’s transom. By June, Eric had completed the framework and hoisted it up to check the fit. […]