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Paint – for real

Got some color on the hull today. The color is a close match to the Kirby’s color I had picked. This is just a bit greener – the Kirby’s green/gray sometimes looks green and sometimes blue depending on the light. … Continue reading

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Fairing

With 3 coats of neat epoxy and #407 West filler, I’ve been working on fairing in the glass overlaps. I’m sanding by hand mostly with my favorite blue block with the holes in it.┬á Using 60 grit for now, and … Continue reading

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Glassing the hull – part 2

Got the topsides glassed today. I’m glad to have this part of the build behind me now. ­čÖé

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Glassing the hull

It’s been a while since I’ve had any real progress on the boat. The other day I got the skeg and gripe installed. Used some stainless lagbolts to bolt the skeg in – with that and the epoxy it should … Continue reading

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Flipping Day!

What a great feeling to get her flipped over today! I’ve gotta thank my brother Bob, and my neighbors Mike and Ben for helping me. Of course we didn’t weigh her, we’re guessing less than 100 pounds right now. Mike … Continue reading

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A visitor in the shop…

┬áThis guy stopped by my shop the other day to check on the boat progress. Said something about – – “it’s hard to build an ugly wooden boat…”┬á but coming from him I’m not sure what to think. I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Surprising day

It was a surprising day for me. I got way more┬ádone than I ever thought I┬á would. I didn’t plan on it, but I got the centerboard slot cut. I didn’t set out to do it today, it just sorta … Continue reading

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