Category: Materials

3409Hrs – A Whole Lotta Wood 0

3409Hrs – A Whole Lotta Wood

I was at the barn for 8 this morning anticipating an early delivery of my timber…….. it arrived at 4pm! I didn’t waste the day though, I spent another few hours on the mast case fettling...

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2399Hrs – Cold Comfort Barn

I dug quite deep today and got two planks glued onto the third cross beam. It was bitter in the barn, the wind has switched round to the North east which means the light snow that’s...

Gleda Colours 3

2160Hrs – Paints Ere!

I’ve spent a few hours over the last couple of days making lists of stuff I need for the next stages of the build and cleaning up the barn a bit. The weather since I jet...

Starboard Forward Deck Sheathed 0

2040Hrs- Off Again

My re-supply of epoxy stock arrived today, another 34kg of resin, fast hardener, thinner, acetone, PeelPly in two different widths and another 50sqm of 200g glass twill. After a mega clean up in the epoxy shack...

Starboard Aft Hull 0

2038Hrs – All Hullsides Sheathed

It was a thoroughly miserable day weatherwise, very heavy rain and a chilly breeze blowing through the barn. It would have been easy to scrub round the work session but I was determined to get the...

Mahogany Off-Cuts 0

1935 Hrs – eBay Day

I’ve added to my timber stock today with two eBay bargains. Firstly a 25kg pack of Mahogany offcuts which I think will get used for the stemheads and secondly another 3 sheets of 18mm BS1088 Marine Ply. I...

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Epoxy Supplies

Just a quick update today. I’ve been mega-busy at my desk today and also had a lunchtime Networking Meeting that took a chunk out of the day so I haven’t been up to the barn. I...

Dulux Paint 0

Landy, Scotland & Paint

A day of running around today so no time spent at the barn. I’m pleased to say that I have my Landrover back and although I could really have done without the not inconsiderable unplanned cost...

1587.5Hrs- Starboard Deck Now 3

1587.5Hrs- Starboard Deck Now

As with so many stages of building a catamaran I’m yet again repeating myself because usually, when you’ve done one thing you then have to do it again! This time its the starboard deck section that...