Tagged: Cabin Tops

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2088Hrs – A Happy Ship!

I only had a couple of hours on ‘Gleda’ today. I’m keen to get started on the filling but with other commitments it looks like it’ll be Sunday before I can get started. By way of...

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2048Hrs – Another Super Sheathing Saturday

A really good session today and I sheathed another two forward deck sections, both cabin tops and four tumblehomes. It was hard graft up and down step ladders, clambering around the decks trying not to get...

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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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1958Hrs – Back To The Important Work

I laughed out load at Jons recent comment on my ‘Secret Project’ post : Very clever …. now stop buggering about earning money and get back to the important stuff!! Thanks Jon, although to be fair...

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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...

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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,...

1797Hrs- Finishing The Job 0

1797Hrs- Finishing The Job

I spent a couple of hours today working my way round the port cabin top routing a nice rounded edge all the way round, snading back excess epoxy and generally cleaning up ready to start the...

1785Hrs- Port Cabin Top Glued 0

1785Hrs- Port Cabin Top Glued

Just a quicky tonight, been mega busy but sneaked 2 hours and got the port cabin top glued. It didn’t go quite as smoothly as planned because I’d somehow developed a twist in the forward raked...