Building a Wharram Hitia 14

At the moment I am building a Wharram Hitia 14. I will post links to videos here:

Building A Wharram Hitia 14 in Bangkok, Thailand Ep.60

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Putting fiberglass on one side of the hull – Wharram Hitia 14

Sanding and put one layer of epoxy on hull – Wharram Hitia 14

Filling grooves and sanding – Wharram Hitia 14

Filling keel grooves – Wharram Hitia 14

Fill stem and stern grooves – Wharram Hitia 14

Rounding edges – Wharram Hitia 14

Making fillets for deck supports – Wharram Hitia 14

Removing excess of deck panels – Wharram Hitia 14

Making the fillet for the flat hatch deck panel – Wharram Hitia 14

Working on fitting the curved deck panel – Wharram Hitia 14

Adding the deck panel stiffeners – Wharram Hitia 14

Epoxy and nail the fore and aft deck panels in place – Wharram Hitia 14

Plane corner off ply hullsides to fit the fore and aft deck – Wharram Hitia 14

Making fillets better & apply epoxy coat on the inside hull panels & bulkheads – Wharram Hitia 14

Unboxing sails, running & standing rigging & deck hw from Rolly Tasker Sails – Wharram Hitia 14

Removing sanding dust and fixing aft deck stringer – Wharram Hitia 14

Sanding and cleaning in preparation for making the fillets and panels look much better – Wharram Hitia 14

Sanding, drilling vent holes and epoxy the deck stringer in place – Wharram Hitia 14

Fore deck panel work and removing another wrongly placed deck support – Wharram Hitia 14

Start of fitting the fore and aft deck on hull 1 – Wharram Hitia 14

Making the bulkhead fillets – Wharram Hitia 14

Finish making the fillets on the keel, sternpost and stempost of hull 1 – Wharram Hitia 14

Making the keel fillet between bulkhead 4 and 3 – Wharram Hitia 14

Start of making the fillets – Wharram Hitia 14

Stitching bulkhead 1 and 4 in place – Wharram Hitia 14

Stitching bulkhead 3 and 2 in place – Wharram Hitia 14

Bulkhead work and making fillets on the stands – Wharram Hitia 14

More work on the bulkheads and making the first stand for one hull – Wharram Hitia 14

Glueing stiffeners & deck supports again, but now on the correct side 🙂 – Wharram Hitia 14

Stitching the side panels of the second hull together – Wharram Hitia 14

Glue the stiffeners and deck supports to the bulkheads – Wharram Hitia 14

Making deck support and stiffeners for the bulkheads – Wharram Hitia 14

Stitching the stempost and keel to the side panels – Wharram Hitia 14

Drilling holes for stitching the side panels together – Wharram Hitia 14

Attaching sheer stringers to other side panels – Wharram Hitia 14

More work on the hull side panels – Wharram Hitia 14

Fixing the sheer stringer to the side panels – Wharram Hitia 14

Glueing scarf joints for sheer stringers – Wharram Hitia 14

Drawing scarf joints for sheer stringers – Wharram Hitia 14

 The bow and stern panels are joined with a butt block – Wharram Hitia 14

Planing wood and drawing bulkhead positions on stern & bow panel – Wharram Hita 14

Testing to stitch plywood together with copper wire – Building Wharram Hitia 14

Early evening epoxy work – Wharram Hitia 14

Epoxy on the inner faces of deck & side panels & one face of bulkheads – Wharram Hitia 14

Laying down plywood sheets to protect the floor – Wharram Hitia 14

Cutting and sanding details in mid platforms and tongue stiffeners – Wharram Hitia 14

Cutting, sanding, drawing and unpacking the epoxy delivery – Wharram Hitia 14

Using the cut parts to draw a second set – Wharram Hitia 14

Cutting and sanding parts cut out 12mm marine grade plywood – Wharram Hitia 14

Cutting more plywood parts with the jigsaw – Wharram Hitia 14

Cutting plywood parts with the jigsaw – Wharram Hitia 14

Another day of drawing on the marine grade plywood – Wharram Hitia 14

Checking wood delivery and drawing on the 4mm plywood – Wharram Hitia 14