Thursday, August 30, 2007

A little birdie tells me...

Word on the street is that a shipment of marine plywood parts, epoxy, and other materials is presently on its way from Annapolis, MD to a small "boat shop" in the Heart of Dixie. This will be just another step in a long journey for this boat-to-be. From trees grown in Guinea and other spots on western coastal Africa, marine-grade plywood was milled in France to quality standards set by Lloyd's of London, then shipped to a company on America's east coast. There, the plywood was cut by a huge, new computer-controlled machine to precise specifications. The collection of oddly shaped parts was then packaged up and loaded on a plane which is now on its way to Helena, Alabama, just south of Birmingham. Continue reading to see what happens next!

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Mill Creek 16.5 video

As the delivery date nears, here is a short video showing what my finished product should look like.