Monaco by Alan Close, Logan, Queensland, Australia

8 September 2010 (Cont'd)

Gluing mahogany strips

Initial sanding to remove glue squeeze out

Sanded mahogany at bow

Router jig for setting in strut

Boring prop shaft hole

Natural colour of red mahogany coated in epoxy/fibreglass

Bottom fibreglassed

Bottom painted, “Turnover day”.

The turn

The powerplant