Tagged: Engine Boxes

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3366Hrs – Another Point Of View

A (mostly) fun work session today, I decided I’d done enough messing about with all the engine box components on trestles, chairs and work benches, so I decided to get everything reassembled back onto the boat....

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3359Hrs – Transforming Bits of Plywood

  I continued with epoxy coating and painting today despite it being a cold damp murky day. The primer I’m using is OK to use in these conditions but I’ll not be applying any top coat...

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3356Hrs – Battleship Grey Day

In between looking at scary timber quotes and wondering wether I should start thinking about Christmas at some point, I spent a few hours at the barn wielding a paint brush. It’s been very much a...

3353Hrs – Sanding, Routing, Coating,Priming 1

3353Hrs – Sanding, Routing, Coating,Priming

A mix of jobs done today. A couple of hours spent sanding the engine boxes and engine wells then a first coat of primer on the engine wells and the side deck supports up on the...

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3343Hrs – Washed Out And Weary

I confess to feeling absolutely washed out tonight. The last two days have seen me complete some hard physical work and my body doth protest. There’s no doubting that building a Tiki 38 solo frequently makes...

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3336Hrs – Full Ahead Port Engine (Box)

A good solid eight hour work session today. I’m trying to get s much done as possible before the end of the week as ‘Arctic’ winds are forecast! The bulk of the day was spent working...

3328Hrs – Engine Boxes Take 2 0

3328Hrs – Engine Boxes Take 2

Just a short work session today, but I got two coats of primer on the shroud plate backing pads and then spent an hour figuring out how to get the engine boxes back into position for...

3317Hrs – Nearly A Heatwave 0

3317Hrs – Nearly A Heatwave

Weird weather day today, very dull, very still, but the temperature went up to 10’C (50’F) whereas yesterday it barely got above freezing. It’s only a blip though and the forecast is for colder weather by...

3314Hrs – Bloody Minded Building 0

3314Hrs – Bloody Minded Building

With daytime temperatures only just above freezing right now it would be easy to scrub round any building until things warm up a bit. As each year passes I seem to dislike the UK Winter more,...