Tagged: Glueing

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...

Both Hulls 1st Primed 0

2188Hrs – Transformed Again!

As hoped the day has been dry and sunny and I was able to crack on and get the first coat of primer on the starboard hull as well.  It was a tad chilly so the...

Aft Beam 11112 2

2182Hrs – Movin Along

A cold damp day today so no chance of painting the starboard hull, I’m hoping I’ll be able to do that tomorrow as the forecast is slightly better. I actually had some paid work to do...

1723Hrs- Nearly Ready For Cabin Tops 0

1723Hrs- Nearly Ready For Cabin Tops

A four hour session today enabled me to finish the two outboard tumblehome/cabin roof joint strips. Same routine as before, prep sanding, routing a nice round edge on the cabin roof and beam trough edges and...

1716Hrs- Building Workout 0

1716Hrs- Building Workout

The weather has been lousy today, very heavy cloud and regular heavy rain. The temperature was high though and very humid with it. I put in a seven hour session and I think I’m going to...

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...

1700Hrs- A Sense Of Scale 4

1700Hrs- A Sense Of Scale

Other commitments kept me from the build over the weekend but I got a good session in today and finally got the tumblehomes glued in place on the port hull. Enough said about them! I also...

1674Hrs- Half Tumblehomes Down 0

1674Hrs- Half Tumblehomes Down

A six hour session today and I cracked on with final fit and gluing of the tumblehomes on the starboard hull, all went relatively painlessly apart from one that got away from me as I was...

1648Hrs- Last Two Cabin Roof Sections Started 0

1648Hrs- Last Two Cabin Roof Sections Started

I was in the mood for building today, things always go so much easier when you’re in the right frame of mind don’t they? Anyway the first job was to gently prise off the second large...

1629Hrs- Main Cabin Deck, Stage 2     Polystyrene In Place 0

1629Hrs- Main Cabin Deck, Stage 2 Polystyrene In Place

Lessons learned making the forward cabin decks are paying benefits now with the construction of the main cabin decks. I have the construction broken down into three stages. Lay the first sheet of ply into the...