Derek's board is now ready to have the rails shaved and sanded fair and the 'lands' created. This is the surface to which the top of the board - already glued up - will be attached. To get to this point, he had to build up the rails with a series of coved strips, first very naroow to turn the curve of the rail, and then a bit wider on th less curved sections.

Oxford Shell

Dan is making good progress; we will be shaping the 'shear clamps' to fit the decks next.

Skin-on-frame Canoes

A sweet-looking crop of canoes - everything is going smoothly. Almost all ribs in, boats are already off the forms.