|The underside of the skull. We put a support material on this side to stabilize the bones|
In this case, the panel is sized to 7 feet tall and 21 feet long, the appropriate size for an 18 1/2 foot long fish. It's going to be heavy no matter what we do, but our goal is to end up with a contraption weighing in at about half a ton or so when we're finished. One can dream.
|Just a small fabrication project|
|Jacob and Lisa bolting the plywood to the frame|
|As of this morning, with the body outline sketched on|
There's still a lot of work to do, but we're confident we can make the deadline now.