September 2016 - Boat Building


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Scrubbing roof panel in the shower


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Glassing cabin bulkhead


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Glassing cabin bulkhead


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Cabin bulkhead glassed. Filler coat tomorrow.


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Testing shims - trying to fix an ugly, ragged edge


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One support a bit high


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Final sanding of roof panels


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Roof panels sanded


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For testing our skill at fill coating vertical surface


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Applying glue to roof panel


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Roof panel ready to lift into position. Blocks keep glue off the board below.


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Applying glue to roof supports


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Temporary posts will keep the panel up while we're positioning it


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Panel in place


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Screwing down panel


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Starboard roof panel glued and screwed


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Glue and screw port side roof panel


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Martha cleaning up glue squeeze out inside


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Martha cleaning up glue squeeze out outside


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Roof panels installed. The structural work is complete!


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Taping cabin roof seam


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Cabin roof taped. Fill coat later.


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Glassing gunwales


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1/2" x 1/2" x 45 degree trim. It will still need small fillets for finish.


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Installing more trim


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Trim


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Removing the cabin brow with a Fein Multimaster


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Starboard brow gone - Martha says the boat is winking


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Both brows gone. There will be trim.


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More taping of seams


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Drilling for nails


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More trim. Near the last of it. Very time consuming.


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Good joint


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Trimming back of roof


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Fine tuning. Sawdust caught by the flash.


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Trim on back edge of roof - temporarily


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Attaching roof trim temporarily


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Roof trim waiting to be glued


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Applying glue for roof trim


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Roof trim glued - forward. Screws will be replaced by doweling.


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Roof trim glued - aft


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Hydraulic steering cylinder attached to motor


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Prototype position of forward controls


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Prototype position of shift and throttle junction boxes (for dual helm controls)