This high-tech router accomplishes two goals: It reduces overall build time and designs to very tight tolerances. In the end, some work was done by hand. The boat's hull was fine-tuned with a two-man longboard and a whole lot of elbow grease.
Makaira's team used the semistructural jig here to make the plug that would be used to make this sportfisherman’s hull mold.
Looks like this Makaira's going to have some serious flare.
When you’re a boat designer, you deal with all kinds of people, from hard-charging CEOs to dreamers. But they all must follow the laws of physics. Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters lays down the law.
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