Monday, May 31, 2010
In the picture they are removeing the tacks from some of the broken ribs and latter they will be steam bending the replacement ribs over the outside of the hull. There is a lot of hull damage so this set of ribs will only be the first set of ribs that we will be replacing. We can not replace them all at once or the hull would just fall apart! After this first set of ribs I'll do some bracing on the hull to try to pull the hull into a better shape before the second set of ribs are installed.