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Just Puttering Around

The weather’s too nice, it hasn’t rained in 36 hrs so I got to work on some minor tasks.Frames H and IThe two after most frames needed glass on one side. I did the other side last year.Turned out pretty nicePulled some offcuts out of the bin and trimme…

Overthinking Things

When it comes to a project this size and with limited experience it’s way too easy to overthink everything. That’s my curse. If I just decide to do ‘something’ and go do it without a whole lotta thought, it manages to get done. That happened this morni…

If I only had a trailer

Not strictly boat building subject today but I’ve put together a little trailer for myself. Usually I end up borrowing my buddy Tim’s or my Dad’s trailer. We sold our Walker Bay dingy this spring (doubled my money) and was left with the trailer. What b…

Better Pictures

Ole’ Mummy found my shed camera so we have some better pictures today.Overview midships looking forwardTaped the upper part of Frame B to the sides. This will be setup tomorrow then I’ll align and tape in Frame D.Frame B tabbed to the hullFrame D forms…

Buttercup

Just like the old saying: ‘Suck it up buttercup’! Well that’s what I’m gonna have to do. The consult with the neurosurgeon yesterday went well. He explained all the issues. Apparently what I have is a ‘Tethered Nerve’ likely caused by scar tissue, whic…

Finally Something

Finally something worth of reporting. I haven’t been totally laid out on my back but pretty close. Some days are better than others. I try to get a couple hours of tinkering in the shed each day.I’ll start with the most recent and work my way back. Spe…

A Minute or Two

Ok, it’s been a minute or two since last update. I apologize. Having a terrible time with back & leg issues. Finally got an MRI scan of my back and there’s definitely something wrong in there. Just waiting on a referral to a neurologist.Anywho, som…

Let the March Madness Begin!

Wow, that was one sucky winter! I’m glad we missed 4 weeks of it while in Mexico. I could have stayed another month at least! Duty called and I went back to work for the Gubment for the month of March. Still haven’t gotten paid yet thanks to Phoenix bu…

Mid-Winter Update

So while I’m here in sunshiny Mexico rehabilitating my ruptured disc I thought I’d take the opportunity to say something. ;-)Just ordered some infusion supplies to complete the rudder construction. Ben will be happy. I promise to video the entire proce…

Skyview

“Only the greatest minds have the messiest desks” – Author unknown but often attributed to Albert Einstein.For my buddy Matt.