Chris*Craft Barrel Back

1940

Here is an illustrated build log of the Dumas Model of the Chris*Craft Barrel Back
Construction was completed December 14, 2016.

 



Here is picture of the kit as it arrived, about 8 pounds of parts, wood strips, and plans.

Here is a picture of what you see when the box is opened for the first time.

 

First step is assembling the bulkheads


Another view of the initial hull framing of the bulkheads

This is a picture of the stringers that tie bulkheads together

The boat is first sheeted with 1/8 inch PVC material


Here is a top view of the framing


Here the boat has been fully planked with beautiful mahogany strips and is undergoing sanding of the first application of the polyester resin,
Electric motor, rubber, prop and drive shaft


Finished boat side view



Interior view...genuine leather seats!!


Electric motor and the R/C components


Rear view of completed boat


Nice A side view of completed boat model