Tagged: Biaxial Glass Tape

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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...

Portside Galley Windows 0

1994Hrs – Glass Reinforcing Completed!

It was back in March and some 129 hours of work ago that I estimated that I had some 223metres (732ft) of joint reinforcement to complete. Today I finally got them all finished. OK not all...

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1989Hrs – Prow’d

Another fun work session today. I got another lot of glass reinforcing done and I finished off the stemhead…. I’m very prow’d of them! Not many words today but here’s some nice piccys to look at: The One...

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1952 Hrs – Bend It Like Wharram

I enjoyed my work session today. Again I mixed things up with a combination of glass reinforcing and working on the forward beam construction. The glassing has become a somewhat routine operation now, masking up, applying...

Port Hull & Beam Stringers 0

1946 Hrs – A Bit Here A Bit There

After another busy week I was pleased to get some building in today. A seven hour session with a mix of tasks. I glass reinforced another 6 or so metres of joints on the port hull,...

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1929hrs – April Showers

A cracking eight hours put in yesterday and a slightly delayed blog update because I was to knackered to write anything and to upload a new video blog! I’ve continued with the glass reinforcement of the...

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1901 Hrs – It’s A Process

Another good work session completed today and  I got the stern section of the starboard hull all taped up. Pictures on the right show the process, it’s all fairly straightforward but you just have to keep an...

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1895 Hrs – In Flow

Another 8 hours clocked up today and I’ve now got all the main hull joints nicely glassed. Todays total, 30m (nearly 100ft) of 150mm (6inch) glass biax applied. I’m loving knocking off big chunks of work...

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1865.5 Hrs – Back In The Swing

I put in a good solid day today and I’m really beginning to enjoy working again. Seeing progress being made lightens my mood, reminds me what it’s all about and leaves me with a warm glow...