I custom cut each spur and mounted them. I also cut and temporarily installed the cuddy sole. Started at 8:30 am and ended at 3:30 pm.
Today, I worked just one hour to finish the webbing of the floors that support the cuddy cabin mattress. Started at noon and ended at 1:00 pm.
Today, I finished up the stern and then moved forward to build floors for the plywood sole. As you can see, the bulkheads have been cut to accommodate. I also started working on accommodating the Cuddy Cabin configuration. Started at 8:00 am and ended at 6:00 pm.
After cutting up the frame that held the bulkheads for fire wood and cleaning up a bit, I visited the person storing my motor to get the template for the transom. It is now the proper height to receive the 50 horsepower, Honda 4-stroke. I pre-drilled the holes in order to apply epoxy to the…
Thank you, thank you, thank you! My friends and neighbors from Puget Island and Cathlamet, this is how we make a boat turn right on her keel! [flv width=”400″ height=”300″ flashvars=”bufferlength=30″]https://www.welcomesloughboatworks.com/images/Pelicano_Flip_Web_400.f4v[/flv]
I spent today getting her ready to put right side up on her keel. As you can see, I can already lean on her. Tomorrow is the big day. Started at 2:00 pm and ended at 5:00 pm.
Today is my little brother Paul’s birthday! From 6:00 am to 8:00 am: I put the 2nd coat of green paint on and rolled on a heavy coat of epoxy to the transom. Then I went steelhead fishing with a couple of pals. From 4:15 pm to 6:00 pm: I sanded the transom and put…
July 14 from 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Today, I started the longboard sanding. July 15 from 7:00 am – 1:00 pm: Continued longboard sanding. From 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Applied first coat of finish top coat. Tomorrow I will sand in again with fine and put the last coat on.
Today, I applied masking tape, bottom paint and hull top coat paint. Next weekend I will take a longboard to the top coat and will apply the final coat and white boot stripe. Started at 7:00 am and ended at 1:00 pm.
Today was spent sanding the faring compound, reading it for masking and painting. Started at 10:30 am and ended 6:00 pm.