Tagged: Stern Ramp

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3588Hrs – Steering Clear

A day that at times was frustrating and physically tough ended up being a day when I could tick off another big job. Apart from paint the tiller and tiller bar construction is now complete. My...

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3201Hrs – Bringing Up The Rear

A good day today, I’ve grafted hard, made good progress, and I feel a lot better for it. My first job was to get the aft platform in position and to make and fix the support...

3193Hrs – Slow Wet Paint 0

3193Hrs – Slow Wet Paint

The weather and other demands have slowed work considerably these past couple of days. Apologies to those that tried to view the site last night and found only a Hostgator error page, hackers had another go...

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3190Hrs – It’s A Long Slow Process

Yet another grey, wet and cold day as I continued work on the aft platform and the stern ramp. These relatively simple constructions still take huge amounts of time to complete as they have to be...

3179Hrs – Aft Platform In Place 0

3179Hrs – Aft Platform In Place

Well the weather today was a shock to the system. 5’C on the way to the barn, barely reached double figures and there was a stiff Northerly blowing which made it feel even colder. As I...

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3172Hrs – Platform Seven

I spent most of todays seven hour session working on the aft platform. There’s not a lot to show because the bulk of the time was spent figuring out how I was going to build it....

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3165Hrs – A Ramp, Two Steps & A Platform

A decent day today making the most of what looks like the last day of our Indian Summer. 20’C driving home this afternoon but according to the forecast it’s all about to change. Anyway I cracked...

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3152Hrs – New Season, New Start

Well September passed in a blur as I worked 10-12 hour days and  7 day weeks on a fun project to convert an old Massey Ferguson 135 tractor into a replica Victorian steam engine that, along...

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3144Hrs – Pick’n’Mix Day

I was needed for other work at times today, which meant that work on the boat was sporadic and of variable duration. This made it difficult to press on with anything in particular so I just...