Today one our member took the skiff out of my shop and put it back to the storage barn, where she will be safe till we launch her this spring.
This afternoon I put in a few hours and finished up the yearly maintenance of our local Traditional Small Craft Association’s work skiff. Today I painted the waterline bottom paint and applied a coat of varnish to her brightwork. She’s now ready for another fun season!!
Today I faired the epoxy fairing compound. Sanding the hull smooth and fair. Then gave her a fresh coat of Pettit EZPoxy Jade Green topside paint.
Today I started the yearly maintenance on our local Traditional Small Craft Association work skiff. Last year we completely repaired and rebuilt her. She is a wonderful boat for our local TSCA. For her to remain as of service, it’s imperative for the next three years to diligently maintain her.
Today we knocked off the high spots and applied the first of three coats of Pettit Off-White.
This last Saturday, at the lighting of the Cathlamet downtown lights and Christmas Tree, the winning ticket for last year’s TSCA Salt Bay Skiff was chosen. The winner was a family from Skamakowa!! Skamakowa is the town just 6 miles west of Cathlamet. When the skiff was delivered the family was beyond excited. They live…
Today, I took 80grit and knocked off the high spots of the fiberglass 6oz cloth. Then, I mixed West 410 fairing compound and filled all glassed areas.
Today the inter chines, transom and stem were glassed in with6oz cloth. Also all screw holes were filled.
Today the clamps and screws were removed. I did a rough sanding to prep for fiberglassing the inter chines, transom and stem.
This Saturday morning a few of us from the TSCA Lower Columbia River Chapter showed a few of our wood boats in front of the Barbey Maritime Center. We were asked to show our boats to help enrollment for the Barbey boat building classes. We did this last year; it was so successful we were…