Bow eye

Installing the bow eye is another one of those 'interesting' tasks. The legs of the u-bolt needed to be shortened, because they were far too long to use a socket wrench, which is the only tool that can be used to tighten things up. Once the bolt was ready to install, I filled the holes … Continue reading Bow eye

Fitting out (2)

I made two decorative little pieces for the butterfly vents on the Dorade boxes. The rings are cut from 1/4" thick Myrtle, or Southern Beech, (Lophozonia¬†cunninghamii¬†prev. Nothofagus c.), which is a very hard and fine-grained timber. The inside of the cabin is ready for the last application of paint with the roller. I lightly sanded … Continue reading Fitting out (2)