2930Hrs – Summer Living
Well it took its time but at last we’ve got some proper Summer weather. Temperatures have been in the high 20s for a while now and the forecast is set fair for the week to come. It was Gails’ Birthday at the weekend, my daughter Nicole came to visit and we had a party Saturday night, sitting outside until nearly midnight… fantastic.
I was back at the barn today and although I had some paid work to do I still managed to get in a few good hours on the deckpod.
I glassed both of the side panels and got the watch cabin roof filleted (so much easier to do whilst the pod was upside down). To illustrate how warm it’s been today the glassing that I did this morning was completely dry by the time I left this evening and I can’t remember the last time that happened.
thanks for the comments about build time, yes, absolutely, having time to go slow, letting things sit and thinking for a bit is essential if a project like this is going to go well. I have no regrets about the way I’ve worked so far.
The hardwood I’ve used has varied depending on what was available at the time, so far I’ve used Utile, Oak and Iroko.
I decided to run the deckpod floor strengthening strips fore and aft because that works best for the modified floor layout I have. Compared to the standard pod there is far less floor area involved.