Chris*Craft Barrel Back


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