|Day80||Levelled out and welded in deckframes|
|The deck stringer was
slightly bent around during the plating proceedure so a
new deck alignment was in order. Fairing by eye and using
a level as a straight edge was the only way we could
think of gettin the smooth curve back.
To tack on the deckframes, we used a
cambered piece of plate made from the blueprints as a
guide and started at the widest part of the hull.
The frames still need to be
trimmed off as their lengths were overcut some. I thought
this would be much more difficult than it actually was.
If I had to do this again, I probably would have done it
the way the designer had suggested. This would be to use
full size, cambered pieces, the cut them off using a
9 hours - Put in deckframes and faired