I have almost completed the chine sanding. I still have about a meter on both sides of the hull at the stern to do and about 3 meters of the keel at the bow, and I also have to fill some holes here and there, mostly on
I have sanded the filled chine turns on about half the hull. I have done most of the inboard side and the bow section of the outboard side, but haven’t done the keel, so about half the hull. The keel filled
It is starting to get hot again, today it was 33 Celsius which is about 9 above average for this time of year. I guess we should get used to it with global warming accelerating. Nevertheless I managed to get all of the
I got about 2 hours in yesterday and about 3 hours today and have managed to get about half the hull panels filled. I am able to do them much faster and much neater than I did on the first hull. I think I will have the
Not much done today but I did manage to finish about 3/4 of the remaining tabs on the outboard side of the hull. I only have a few along the keel to do (which I couldn’t reach from the scaffold and I am still a
After a good day yesterday I took it fairly easy today. After a sleep in watching TV I helped Jo set up her new shop and got the the warehouse at about 3.00pm and left at about 5.30pm but only spent 2 hours on the boat.
I had a great day today working on the boat. The fun I have building is hard to put into words. I could work much faster at times but why rush when I get so much enjoyment from it. I worked all day, well 10am to 6pm,
Last Tuesday I had my arthroscopy operation on my left knee. It was completely painless and over in less than a day. I went in at 9.30am and was home in bed by 3.30pm. I was fairly tired and slept the rest of the day
The panels are going on quite easily so far. I shouldn’t tempt fate with such fighting words though. The next panel should also be easy enough, the outboard large panel but then I have the dreaded chamfer panel.
After a slow start to the week, (I didn’t get anything done on Sunday due to feeling a little ill, I have a cold and yesterday I spent the morning at the orthopedic surgeon being assessed for arthroscopy on my