Construction of internal hull features
8-Nov-19 Seamen’s chests, tool chests and 6 sets of steps, 3 from the main deck to the lower deck, 3 into the hold
25-Oct-19 Further 10 large barrels made, 25 large barrels, 37 small barrels and 3 bales varnished and completed with steel bands
24-Oct-19 Further 10 large barrels and 3 large bales (1.1 cm x .9 x .9) made.
23-Oct-19 5 larger barrels made (1.4 cm high, 1.1 cm diameter) First of a large number required for the hold
23-Oct-19 Making a barrel
7mm dowel selected and marked 9 mm from end
Scalpel used to score on the pencil line, then grooved
File used to shape groove as bottom of barrel, then the top of the barrel
Scalpel used to score deeply at barrel base, barrel snapped where scored
Barrel roughly completed by trimming and filing
Barrels made in numbers
17-Oct-19 Making barrels for cargo hold. Using grooved dowel, 9mm barrels hand carved.
13-Oct-19 Plan of internal layout of hull