Tagged: Beam Troughs

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2842Hrs – Bushed

I’ve spent most of today working on the beam troughs, first job was to drill out the pilot holes I drilled the other day to a full 22mm diameter. This was a tad uncomfortable to do up in...

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2821Hrs – Beams Ready For Final Stages

A productive session today, I spent some time marking up and drilling pilot holes through the beam troughs so that when I drop the beams in I’ll easily be able to mark them ready for drilling....

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2688Hrs – Sun Beams

Another solid eight hours of productive work today, helped along by the warmest day of the year so far with lots of very welcome sunshine. I love how the work just flows along on days like...

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2680Hrs – Pack Up Your Troubles

I’ve had a really productive day today. It’s a little strange because visually the boat doesn’t really look any different but I’ve ticked off another potentially tricky job and its taken me all day to complete...

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2448Hrs – Another Landmark Reached

I may be tired and aching all over but I’m very happy with todays work. It may be temporary but ‘Gleda’ is for the first time looking like a completed boat and I have to say...

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2443Hrs – A Big Day Tomorrow!

Another groundhog day today as I flipped all the beams over and did exactly the same as I did yesterday i.e. planed, sanded and routed. When I started the day I’d planned to have a bit...

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2174Hrs – Ready to Paint!

I got all the beam troughs tidied up today and also took care of the rudder mounts. I know that I could go over the huls and find other places that need a bit of attention...

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2169Hrs – Patience

Over the past couple of days I’ve continued to clean up the barn and thanks to the breeze that’s sprung up recently everything has at last begun to dry out. I moved loads of crap and...

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1819Hrs- Beam Trough Motivation

A pleasant work session today and I’ve got the boxing in of the starboard forward beam trough underside completed. As you can see from the photo I haven’t  produced the neatest epoxy fillets in the world but...

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1815Hrs- More Strength

A miserable dark wet day that made it all the more pleasurable to be able to work inside the boat, it’s strange that even in this far from completed state ‘Gleda’ is starting to take on...