This is the second video on the restoration of the steam launch. the first was on the technique used to turn it over.
If you are curious about how to turn over a large steam launch - without large powered lifts you might find this little video of interest The video was a sort of by product of some other work I did for Wooden Boat Publications a few years ago.
It's not always what we hope for.
I've posted previously about Psyche, about the Captain, and about the Captain and his family's turn of Biblical Phraseology. Well, here is how it turned out one day with the Captain: The Captain owned a beautiful Ketch called Psyche. As general dogsbody, I tried to keep up on the maintenance. One day I was aboard …
taking time to reflect or meditate is never a bad idea before starting in the shop.
Giving a gift is a special part of being an artist
The open, unbiased mind, no pre-programmed muscle memory, no years of experience ( positive or negative) yammering behind your ear - do this, do that. Periodically it's a worthy state to reattain. We all start in art at this entry; whether it's sword work or woodcarving. I'm only turning out a few commissions a year …