Category: Building

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Lewis Update

Sorry it’s been a while since my last post, I’ve had to sort out some new mobile WiFi internet access as the marina WiFi was a)crap and b)expensive and apart from that there were a couple...

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Still Here, Working Hard

Hi Guys, Apologies for the lack of update over the last week but as I said, things were going to get a bit crazy. While I’m at the barn I have no internet access and a...

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3895Hrs – Life Changing Days

As we enter our last weeks of living ashore many things are changing and the days ahead will bring new challenges, new routines, in fact new everything! Over the years I’ve tried to keep this blog...

3889Hrs – Sting In The Tail 1

3889Hrs – Sting In The Tail

It has to be said, today was a bit of a drag, after a disturbed night thanks to a migraine, I spent the entire work session in the cabin sanding. I’ve grown to dislike epoxy filleting...

3881Hrs – Filleting & Filling 0

3881Hrs – Filleting & Filling

I really knuckled down today, the sooner I get this cabin finished the better. My sloppy epoxy work has undoubtably given me more to do at this stage but it is what it is. I’m using...

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3873Hrs – Doing All I Can

That’s the theme right now as time ticks away and the pressure starts to ramp up. I had trouble sleeping last night as my brain fizzed with thoughts of moving out of our rental cottage, lists...

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3866Hrs – Cabin Fit-Out Day 6

I pushed hard today and got the last pieces of structural furniture in place. I’ve added two more decent sized shelves alongside the double berth and fitted fronts to the highest ones. I’ve also fitted the...

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3857Hrs – Cabin Fever

A different day but the same old work. I should have known this would be a slog, it was the same in the galley. I’ve made things harder by building in far more storage than I’d...

3849Hrs – It’s Slow But It’s Progress 0

3849Hrs – It’s Slow But It’s Progress

I slept well, too well, I really didn’t feel like heading out the door this morning but I have to keep moving, not least because it’s now less than four weeks until the wagon arrives to...

3843Hrs – Running Rough 0

3843Hrs – Running Rough

A sore throat, sniffly nose and low energy made today a bit of  struggle, I continued with the cabin fit-out cutting more shelves, another partition and some fiddles. I also put some thought into the nav...