adding the rails. Notice that the rails are made of two pcs. 1/4X1/8 for the first one and then 3/8X1/8 for the second. You need to start both at the transom. Start at the transom with the rails and stringers. Start one side and go forward to station 9 or 10, then do the same on the other side. Then go all the way to the front with one side. Starting both sides at the same time keep the transom from twisting.
Photographs by John Fisher
Photo shows the close stringer sanded to fit the side and the back stringer still need to be sanded. John used a sanding block and sand the sides to match the bottom curve. Balsa sands really easy so this is pretty quick. He used 220 grit paper.
Star 45 Construction by : John Whiteford, Rochedale, Queensland, Australia