Tagged: Sheathing

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2063Hrs – Hull Sheathing Done!

Yay! Todays work session saw me sheathing the last two aft deck sections which means I’ve now got both hulls completely sheathed. I’ve got a few more small areas to cover with biaxial glass tape plus...

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2052Hrs – Tumblehomes Sheathed

I seemed to be a bit down on energy today and I wasn’t really in the mood for boatbuilding. No particular reason, just one of those days I guess. Anyway to keep things moving I was...

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2048Hrs – Another Super Sheathing Saturday

A really good session today and I sheathed another two forward deck sections, both cabin tops and four tumblehomes. It was hard graft up and down step ladders, clambering around the decks trying not to get...

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2040Hrs- Off Again

My re-supply of epoxy stock arrived today, another 34kg of resin, fast hardener, thinner, acetone, PeelPly in two different widths and another 50sqm of 200g glass twill. After a mega clean up in the epoxy shack...

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2038Hrs – All Hullsides Sheathed

It was a thoroughly miserable day weatherwise, very heavy rain and a chilly breeze blowing through the barn. It would have been easy to scrub round the work session but I was determined to get the...

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2032Hrs – Bows Down

I cracked on again today and got the four bow sections sheathed so now I just have the four stern sections to do to complete all the upper hullsides. I did a quick stock take of...

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2025Hrs – Super Sheathing Sunday!

A bit of a groundhog day today but in a good way because I got another four hullside sections sheathed. I reckon I’m now two thirds of the way to getting the hullsides sheathed now which...

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2018Hrs- Super Sheathing Saturday

I really got in the flow today. As always these repetitive jobs get easier as you get used to them. You tweak the tools and techniques, you don’t have to stop and think about things as much...