I think I should to give you
a report about our Campjon
progress. The reason is that my wife and I are taking a 10 day
journey to Norway, where the sun does not go down this days.
Perhaps I will come back a little insane, or something , and
the project may not resume right away:-)
Studying plans, discussing on
Yahoo, thinking about the project, rethinking it, reading Jim's
for Beginners (to be honest, the book enabled me
to build the boat, it's like having an experienced partner),
I've never felt alone with my boatbuilding problems. I had to
decide whether or not to change the superstructure. I'm expecting
to spend a long time onboard, and a little more comfort is worth
making changes, in my case.
I had a problem locating materials
and tools in the local market, (especially measuring tape with
inches) and I had to join a club to have a place to keep the
Construction finally started
a week ago in my garage. Bulkheads were made first, then side
panels. It took 4 days, using screws, PLPremium, and a hand
saw (I realized that this is a good opportunity to loose a couple
of kilos). I had to bevel the frames correctly using hand tools.
I decided to assemble the hull after our journey, just so I
could keep our car in the garage while we were gone. So the
next step will be done after we come back home.
I think everybody has red Luke's
That's what we build our boats for!
I haven’t taken any pictures
yet, thinking that Luke’s pics showing the construction
are very good, and there’s no need to do the same. Besides,
Luke’s and Adam’s pics helped me much to understand
the boat, and publishing them is great Ducksworks job. The only
photos connected with my project are ones showing nice small
port which I've chosen to be campjon’s Vistula base (see