Tagged: Roof

1733Hrs- Started Starboard Cabin Top 0

1733Hrs- Started Starboard Cabin Top

I finished off the mould construction today and then, after more careful studying of the plans, set too getting the first transverse strengtheners glued in place. The plan study was necessary because I want to ensure...

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...

1706Hrs- Port Cabin Roof Glued 0

1706Hrs- Port Cabin Roof Glued

Business is demanding time from me again but a three hour session today was enough for me to get the cabin roof section glued into position. It went pretty smoothly although I did have to give...

1695.5Hrs- Tumblehome Saga Ending 1

1695.5Hrs- Tumblehome Saga Ending

Unbelievably its been over a year since I originally started on construction of the tumblehomes, talk about dragging a job out! Today though I re-cut and re-fitted the ones on the port hull and they are...

1686Hrs- Over To Portside 0

1686Hrs- Over To Portside

I’m keen to get these tumblehomes and cabin tops done as soon as possible and today I was able to move over the the port hull and make a start joining the two sections of cabin...

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...

1662Hrs- Connecting The Two 0

1662Hrs- Connecting The Two

A good work session today working on the two side decks of the starboard hull connecting the large curved forward section of main cabin roof to the small aft section. I’d successfully joined glued the four...

1657Hrs- Square Peg -Round Hole 0

1657Hrs- Square Peg -Round Hole

Ok not strictly true…. more a rectangular hole in a slightly oval hole but either way it describes what I’ve been trying to do today, namely join up the large curved main cabin roof with the...

1643Hrs – Second Roof Section Done 0

1643Hrs – Second Roof Section Done

Nothing terribly exciting to report today, I just glued the final layer of ply to finish the sandwich roof section for the starboard main cabin. That just leaves the two narrow aft sections to make and...