Monthly Archives: April 2013

Battleship Grey done!

A couple of us finished the third, and final, topcoat of battleship grey this evening. The ice blue on the thwarts still needs extending (two coats?). On Sunday, we need a final coat on the rudder, and then coats two … Continue reading

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Three of us met to pop another coat of battleship grey on the interior of the hull. The evening was enlivened by finding a copy of the sequel to ’50 Shades of Grey’ thoughtfully left for our delectation on a … Continue reading

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Painting this Sunday

At last, the warmer weather has enabled three coats to be done in one week. Nick’s shed was positively tropical today! Jobs for this coming Sunday: 1. Blades to be rubbed down and final coat of ice blue applied 2. … Continue reading

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The Final Job List

The trouble with any building project is that as it nears completion the to-do list gets longer and longer. At least with the hull nearly painted we’re very much in the last lap with only a few big jobs left … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s painting didn’t happen

No painting today for two reasons. Firstly, only two people turned up. The minimum number to comfortably do the inside of the boat in a session is three. Secondly, the undercoat was still a bit soft. Paint had pooled between … Continue reading

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