Tagged: Filling

3881Hrs – Filleting & Filling 0

3881Hrs – Filleting & Filling

I really knuckled down today, the sooner I get this cabin finished the better. My sloppy epoxy work has undoubtably given me more to do at this stage but it is what it is. I’m using...

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2223Hrs- Working In The Shadows

I’ve put in two six hour work sessions over the last couple of days and I’m pleased to say that I’ve now got both hulls second filled. Thanks to Chuck for the tip about lighting the...

2193Hrs – Beaming 1

2193Hrs – Beaming

A chilly (2 degrees above freezing) start to the day today and wet with it, I’m glad I got the paint on yesterday. My work session today centred around the crossbeams. I removed the temporary screws...

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2174Hrs – Ready to Paint!

I got all the beam troughs tidied up today and also took care of the rudder mounts. I know that I could go over the huls and find other places that need a bit of attention...

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2133Hrs- Change Of Repetitivity

Six hours of sanding today and I have knocked back the decks, cabin tops and two thirds of one side of the port hull. My arms and back were complaining by the end of it and...

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2127Hrs – Filling Stage One Completed

Boy am I glad to see the back of that job! A quick tot up today showed that I’ve mixed 60 pots of filler for this first fill stage. That’s 129 grams of resin with hardener, 1gram of...

Epoxy Pots 081012 0

2123Hrs – Another Day Filled

I didn’t hit my target of finishing the first fill on the starboard hull today. I gave it a good go with a solid 7 hour session but a) I was knackered b) the weather turned dark damp...

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2116Hrs – Port Hull First Filled

Well I ground away for another 5 hours today and managed to get the port hull first fill completed. I’ve been occupying my mind whilst doing it with thoughts of paint colours and how good the...

Hullside Filling 04101201 0

2016Hrs – Nothing To See Here

This is going to get a little monotonous I’m afraid. Today I’ve mainly been ……… filling. I wasn’t able to properly evaluate the results of yesterdays screeding trowel vs notched spatula trial because last nights cold...