Link made patterns for the deck edge for the Continental and then milled pieces of mahogany to put in their place. He rough cut the edges with his sword and did quite a bit of sanding and adjusting. Shane spent the week building up four coats of varnish on the ceiling boards with fine sanding in between each coat.
For the International-12, Nicolas installed the keel permanently, which has been clamped in place and will need to cure for a full week before we can begin installing the garboards.
Nicolas reinstalled the hardware and riggings on the mast of the Celebrity and we are just waiting for a nice dry day to apply the final coat of varnish to the deck.
For the 26’ Sea Skiff, Jack made a new forward deck hatch and fit a repurposed door to the hull. He did final adjustments to fit the glass windows into the new windshield frame. He also began shaping the aircraft grade aluminum with heat to fit the frame and made a custom jig to drill the holes for attaching the metal strip to the frame. Shane sanded and applied two coats of primer to the spray rails, finished sanding and shaping the deck trim, and prepped the toe rails for steam-bending. He also built a custom jig for the toe rails so they will have the perfect shape. He also sanded the splash rails and applied the first coat of top coat.
Jack installed the floorboards for the 18’ Sea Skiff and made a custom brass breaker panel/bracket for the engine electrical breakers. He also did some finish sanding on the windshields with extra fine sandpaper.
The mast is nearly ready, just needs a few more coats of varnish and its hardware reinstalled.
Shane sanded the deck of the Pelican to prepare it for primer and applied is first coat. It is looking very smooth!
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