August 2016 - Boat Building

Working on the afterdeck.
Previously we glassed the interior hull sides. No pictures.


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Filling a gap with epoxied caulking


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Patching a bad seam


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Divots and seams filled with fillet mix. All will be sanded.


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Glassing starboard side with epoxy


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Drip epoxy, then spread with spatula


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Try to fill weave with a uniform layer of epoxy


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Trim excess cloth before epoxy cures


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Trim excess cloth before epoxy cures


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Martha laying port side cloth


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Ready for port side epoxy


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Epoxy started


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Almost done


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Buffer with scouring pad, water - epoxy film begone!


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Finish coat - epoxy with sanding filler


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Afterdeck done except for a few "details"


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Trial assembly of dash and bulkhead panels


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Gluing supports to cabin bulkhead panels


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Sliding bulkhead panel into place carefully. Glue everywhere.


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Two bulkhead panels glued. Dash coming in a few minutes.


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Not perfect but not bad.


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Bulkhead and dash glued in. The last of the tricky structural jobs.


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Port side cabin roof panel, underside, epoxy clear coated


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Applying filler coat


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Clear coating port side roof panel, weather surface


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Same panel, applying filler coat


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The cutting table


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Martha laying cloth on starboard roof panel, weather surface


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Trimming excess


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Beginning epoxy saturation coat


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It takes lots of epoxy