Work on the Whale Boat continues at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.  Last week Shipwrights Pete Rust and Jeff Galey finished reframing the vessel.  Next Pete will begin to rebuild the shear line, shear straight and blocking.

New stern post installed, keelson replaced, inside stem and stringers installed in the Navy Whale Boat at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.

The new stern post is installed, keelson replaced, inside stem and stringers are installed in the Navy Whale Boat.

Pete retrieving a frame from the steam box for the Whale Boat restoration at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.

Pete retrieving a frame from the steam box.

Reframing the Navy Whale Boat being restored at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.

Pete and Jeff reframing.

Jeff fastens new frame in the Whale Boat at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-p.

Jeff fastens a new frame in the Whale Boat at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-p.

 

New frames installed in the Navy Whale Boat at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.

New frames installed in the Navy Whale Boat.