I have been out for most of the week with a cold, so I have to rely on my coworkers’ notes for their activities this week. Hopefully no one went sailing without me…
Nicolas prepped and installed three of the side planks for the Lyman. He applied epoxy to the scarfs and 5200 to the seams. Only four side planks left to go!
Nicolas installed the remaining hardware onto the Celebrity, as well as the compartment door. Gregson Signs came by this week to apply the lettering.
Nicolas did some final shaping on the garboard of the International 12.
Jack sanded the sides of the Continental, which is slow, strenuous work. Shane sanded, prepped, and applied the 8th, 9th, and 10th coats to the ceiling boards. He then completed the final major sanding to prepare for the final coat of varnish for the boards. For the final coat, we usually come in on the weekend so there is no hint of dust in the air. So, he’ll be here tomorrow working on that!
Jack removed the hardware and rub rails from the Budsin. He then washed it and sanded the deck, sides, and ceiling boards in preparation for paint and varnish. The main paint is now completed and he’s got a few more coats of varnish to go. He also made a repair to the stem.
Shane sanded and applied the second and third coats of varnish to the trim of the Pelican using the roll and tip method. He also sanded the deck, filled more cracks that appeared since painting, and applied primer where necessary. He then assembled the circuit board and fabricated the throttle port housing.
Shane prepped and applied the 2nd coat to the hull of the Piglet, which he then sanded and prepped for a 3rd. He applied primer and topcoat to the waterline, taped/prepped for another hull coat, and applied the 3rd coat of paint onto the hull.
In an attempt of festivity, we have made a Christmas tree from found garland and a shop ladder. Enjoy!
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