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,
I have now finished filling all of the hull join gaps so all that is left to do before sanding it all smooth is to fill all of the screw holes. I am getting some super large syringes and will give them a try tomorrow.
I have completely filled all the hull joins including removing all the tabs and filling the gaps left under them. I did this work yesterday (4 hours until the heat got to me) and today I have started on the gap in the
I really admire builders in the northern states of Australia that can build a boat in the heat and humidity that they must face. It has been a warm summer here in Gosford NSW and I am finding I can only stand about 4
I got some great advise today from another boat builder that I have mentioned on site. Judy from Scrumble had seen on the site what I am doing and had a great method for applying the filler to the joins. On Scrumble
I had some help today from Jo and her wealth of boatbuilding experience. She doesn’t actually have any but from the quality of her work you would swear that she does. We filled the chamfer panel gap together and