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About therealchriscurtis

Captain, often cook, maintenance man, and windlass

Time for lunch!

Only two more trusses to go. But that can wait for a while. Warm, sunny, and beautiful here in Sandpoint today. Advertisements

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Not much Boxtop progress

But I’ve been busy. There is much to do to prepare for winter and assembling the Boxtop hull. That includes building a storage shed to free up more space in the garage for boatwork. The pictures below are from yesterday … Continue reading

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Hatchboard bulkhead layup

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Lots done today

Here is the last bulkhead sitting up against the transom of my Paradox drying, I still have lots of work to do to finish, but I actually got more done than expected. Standing next to the bulkhead gave me a … Continue reading

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The last bulkhead

This happens to be the bulkhead that houses the drop-board of the companionway. Due to the slow drying glue I use (to make life easy on myself), I’d expect this to take a few days. It’s a fairly complex and … Continue reading

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Sunday sanding

Another day of sanding, trimming and wood putty!

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Boxtop update

All bulkheads but one have been cut and glued together. I’ve started the process of cutting the side and bottom bevels on the bulkheads. Once I cut bevels, I’m doing a rough sand with a 35 grit belt and going … Continue reading

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