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The Boatshed develops

The gin-pole set to raise a 14 foot cypress log into place

On Wednesday January 4th, John and Alexander set up three more of the sidewall poles.  As we

A post in place with the gin-pole standing above it

became more familiar with the technique of using the gin-poles as a lifting device, our efficiency improved considerably. The first pole took 2 hours to do, the last pole took 1/2 hr.

See details in the following photos.


Tied rope connection at the top of the gin-pole

Four sidewall posts standing at the end of Wednesday the 4th