Tagged: Sandwich Material

1664Hrs- Squeezing The Time In 0

1664Hrs- Squeezing The Time In

Once again the income generating part of the Gleda Project is demanding the greater part of my time hence the lack of update yesterday. I squeezed in a couple of hours today though and got the...

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...

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...

1640Hrs – More Work On The Roof 0

1640Hrs – More Work On The Roof

Today I continued work on the second main cabin roof section and got the polystyrene sandwich material all glued into place and weighted. That’s broken the back of it now and I’ll try and get the...

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...

1583.5Hrs- Windows On The World 3

1583.5Hrs- Windows On The World

An excellent work session today, one of those when the mood is good and things just flow. I needed to be confident as I’d decided on another of those ‘heart in the mouth’ jobs i.e. cutting...

1568.5Hrs – Time Flies When You’re Having Fun! 1

1568.5Hrs – Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

I really really enjoyed todays work session. I’d really only planned to spend a couple of hours at the barn but once I’d started I kind of got sucked in and ended up doing far more...

Cabin Top Materials Sorted 1

Cabin Top Materials Sorted

After a bit more research and a review of the information I already had I decided to go with the easy option of using 25mm construction polystyrene as the sandwich material for the cabin tops. The...

Now, Where Was I ? 3

Now, Where Was I ?

Another clearing and cleaning session today and I’m now happy that I’ve got the barn looking like someone owns it again and that I can work in comfortably. Next job was to take stock of my...