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COPPERING THE HULL

Greg Meyer
greg7118@uneedspeed.net
Last Update: 7/21/2005

I just finished Chapters 7 and 8, addressing Stern Transom Details and Stem Head Rails. These two chapters completed as much of outer hull detail. This finishes the basic part of the hull, now on to incorporating detail into the outer hull and all the necessary fittings, furniture and guns to make the ship fully functional ... as the real purpose of the hull is to provide a delivery platform for our guns. So now on to coppering the lower hull ...

... what she looks like at the end of chapter 9 ...

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Cutting the Plates

Section 9.1

Section 9.1.1, Cutting the Plates, we start to address coppering Constitution's lower hull ...

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Click here to start on this fun adventure.

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... impressing the nails ...

... marking the waterline ...

... coppering the hull ...

... iron red stripe ...

... oak fenders ...

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