Tagged: Deckpod

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3280Hrs – Scraping The Barrel

I really scraped the barrel today, literally. I managed to get the very last drop out of my epoxy keg and I filleted the side-deck support rails to the deckpod sides. After that I gave the...

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3165Hrs – A Ramp, Two Steps & A Platform

A decent day today making the most of what looks like the last day of our Indian Summer. 20’C driving home this afternoon but according to the forecast it’s all about to change. Anyway I cracked...

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Deckpod Horror

Thanks to Jon K for highlighting the deckpods similarity to Robot No5 from ‘Short Circuit’ or Wall-e                 I could live with these but when my girlfriend Gail saw...

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3141Hrs – Going To Be Becalmed Again

Well I’ve had a really good run but it looks as if some paid work and social demands are going to keep me away from the build for the next few days at least. Because of...

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2958Hrs – Other Things Soon

Other work restricted build time today but I continued with progress on the deckpod. I got a second coat of white on the cabin, test fitted the fixed ports ( they fit beautifully), glassed and filled...

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2954Hrs – Another Long Job Continues

Once again I’ve been surprised how I continually seem to underestimate the time needed to complete some of the build stages. I realised today that it was nearly 100 work hours ago that I started on...

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2948Hrs – Almost Joinery …….Almost

Another great day of Summer boatbuilding today, I don’t want to go on about it but wow, this July could turn out to be a record breaker. Anyway once again I took advantage and was not...

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2940Hrs – Hot Hot Hot!

Wow! It’s been years since we’ve had such a consistent spell of hot weather here in the UK. For over a week now temperatures have been in the high 20˚C’s (80˚F’s) and it’s fantastic! I should...

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2940Hrs – Irregular Progress

Other demands and commitments have resulted in boatbuilding work being somewhat irregular for most of this week. I’m lucky though in that some of the paid work that I do is at the same place where ‘Gleda’...