Tagged: Paint

3712Hrs – Pushing Paint 2

3712Hrs – Pushing Paint

The last 12 hours of work have been spent in the fore cabin. I finished the epoxy filleting, spent joyous hours cramped up with the sander and then more time clearing up. When that was all...

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3071Hrs – Finishing Hatch Covers & Coamings

A steady day today with progress that should see me ready to re-fit the hatches to the boat tomorrow. I got another two coats of white on the hatch covers, washboards and slider/hinge mountings. Most of...

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3057Hrs – Trundling Along Nicely

Another decent work session today, I feel like I’m making good progress overall and I’m happy that I’m making the most of the weather while it lasts. Today I removed all the main hatches and slider...

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2940Hrs – Irregular Progress

Other demands and commitments have resulted in boatbuilding work being somewhat irregular for most of this week. I’m lucky though in that some of the paid work that I do is at the same place where ‘Gleda’...

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2349Hrs – Yellow Fever

The day dawned dry and sunny if a little on the chilly side and I already knew as I drove to the barn that the lid would be coming off the yellow paint tin! To be...

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2343Hrs – A Whiter Shade Of Pale

I hadn’t really planned to do anymore painting today but when I got to the barn I realised it was still dry, the temperature was nudging double figures and there was just a gentle breeze so...

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2324Hrs – She’s Looking All White

After weeks and weeks of rain the weather has settled down for a while at least. Today it’s been dry with little wind and temperatures around 12’C (54’F). I needed no second invitation, today was a...

Waterline Painted 2

2252Hrs – On The Waterline

After a two week layoff due to the necessity of doing some paid work followed by some family time I was pleased to get back to Gleda today and get cracking again. Realistically I’ll only have this...