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3438Hrs – A Good Weeks Work

I’m taking a day of rest tomorrow and then on Monday I have some paid work to do but I can take a break from ‘Gleda’ knowing that I’ve done a good weeks work and that...

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Over Did It

Last night I joked about being tired, this morning it was less of a joke. I woke during the night with a blinding headache and when I eventually woke this morning my arms, thighs and lower...

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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...

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...

1709Hrs- Deja Vu All Over Again 0

1709Hrs- Deja Vu All Over Again

Another three hour session, starboard cabin roof section all glued into position. Exactly the same routine as yesterday, exactly the same amount of time taken, pleasingly, exactly the same result. Now looking forward to planing, sanding...

1706Hrs- Port Cabin Roof Glued 0

1706Hrs- Port Cabin Roof Glued

Business is demanding time from me again but a three hour session today was enough for me to get the cabin roof section glued into position. It went pretty smoothly although I did have to give...

1703Hrs- Progress To Port 3

1703Hrs- Progress To Port

After removing the temporary holding screws from the tumblehomes glued yesterday ( I needed a mole wrench on a couple that I’d managed to epoxy in!), It was out with the belt sander and I spent...

1657Hrs- Square Peg -Round Hole 0

1657Hrs- Square Peg -Round Hole

Ok not strictly true…. more a rectangular hole in a slightly oval hole but either way it describes what I’ve been trying to do today, namely join up the large curved main cabin roof with the...

1640Hrs – More Work On The Roof 0

1640Hrs – More Work On The Roof

Today I continued work on the second main cabin roof section and got the polystyrene sandwich material all glued into place and weighted. That’s broken the back of it now and I’ll try and get the...

1632Hrs- Main Cabin Decks – Stage 3 2

1632Hrs- Main Cabin Decks – Stage 3

My last work session before our 10 day break to Portugal 🙂 I’ve completed stage 3 and got the final sheet of ply glued into my first main cabin deck section so when I get back...