Tagged: Tumblehomes

Port Tumblehomes 020912 1

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...

Port Hull Deck Sheathing 010912 0

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...

1723Hrs- Nearly Ready For Cabin Tops 0

1723Hrs- Nearly Ready For Cabin Tops

A four hour session today enabled me to finish the two outboard tumblehome/cabin roof joint strips. Same routine as before, prep sanding, routing a nice round edge on the cabin roof and beam trough edges and...

1719Hrs – Sneaking Back 0

1719Hrs – Sneaking Back

Time to build is an issue again and one I’m going to address very soon. For today I just sneaked in an hour and got the outboard tumblehome/cabin roof joint of the starboard hull sanded, routed...

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...

1700Hrs- A Sense Of Scale 4

1700Hrs- A Sense Of Scale

Other commitments kept me from the build over the weekend but I got a good session in today and finally got the tumblehomes glued in place on the port hull. Enough said about them! I also...

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...

1668Hrs – Time & Tumblehomes 1

1668Hrs – Time & Tumblehomes

It’s happened again, a little over two weeks just disappeared without a tap being done on the boat. I can look back and say it was unavoidable because we went down to Cornwall for a few...

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...