Out of the birthing canal…

Up to the nursery…

or as I like to think of it, my harem…

I do wonder what they think of all this. I am sure they get along fine after a little getting used to each other. But I worry about what stories they may be sharing.
Meanwhile, back downstairs the lofting adventure is drawing to a close. Although it really doesn’t show up well in photographs, it is pretty cool. Check out these sexy curves.

And the weak mind commences building another strongback. Transom supports:

Bowpost bracing:

Pretty soon we’ll be making actual parts of the boat. Wheee! And oh yeah—the shelves came out very nicely.