Imagine my pleasure to be featured on Jeff Spira’s blog!
Thanks Jeff for all your help. Thanks for the design and the continual support you gave answering dozens of questions along the way. All this for about 75 bucks!
I remember the days when the Sharpie was a dream and looked like this,
Then it began to get more form.
I maintain that the gorilla glue is going to hold just fine. But admittedly epoxy would be a little more reassuring. Just too expensive for me.
Front view. Sheer clamps attached!
That was a long time ago.
Then with the addition of finished plywood, it looked like this for a considerable length of time:
Then the sails (made out of a quality drop cloth from Sherwin Williams), the trailer from Craigslist, some rope, eye hooks, pulleys, cleats, and Voila!
We decided to name her the Stephanie Anne for two reasons. the first is that we thought the name was so lovely and appropriate. The second was to express our gratitude for the lovely woman, her namesake, who patiently endured this two-year project.