Tagged: Lashing Strakes

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3424Hrs – Lashing It Down

I’m not one to blow my own trumpet but I’ve worked bloody hard today. I’m aching all over but my arms and shoulders take the prize for achyness. It’s all good though because my work has...

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2588Hrs – Working In And Out

As seems to be becoming the norm these days I mixed the jobs up a bit again today. It was freezing first thing so I opted to work down below first and decided to have a...

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2550Hrs – 100% Spaced Out & Then Some

The bulk of todays work session was spent gluing on the last 50 lashing strake spacer blocks to the outboard sides of the hulls. Exactly the same as yesterdays work. I’ll not say anymore on the matter other...

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2543Hrs – 50% Spaced Out

Well the thermometer might say it’s a few degrees warmer than of late but as I worked on the boat today it certainly didn’t feel like it. There was a chilly breeze blowing through the barn...

2503Hrs – Galley & Sails 1

2503Hrs – Galley & Sails

Another bitterly cold day, another day spent mainly working inside the boat. I’ve got some stuff done but it’s slow going when it’s this cold. Even though I’m working in the hulls nice and warm with...

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2490Hrs- Spaced Out

It’s funny how this boatbuilding lark goes sometimes. There are days when you arrive ready to crack on, with a clear plan, eager to make the day as productive as possible, and then it all just...

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2482Hrs – No Stress Day

Due to other commitments I was only able to put in half a day at the barn today. Not a bad thing after yesterday and so as to ensure a no stress day I restricted myself to somewhat mindless tasks....

2471Hrs – A Bit Of This A Bit Of That 2

2471Hrs – A Bit Of This A Bit Of That

I’d intended to start putting the engine wells together today but when I started looking at the job I realised something was wrong. On the plans it is shown that the top sides of the wells...