Friday, February 27, 2015
The completed half hull project! Here are the pictures of the completed project. I chose to hang it in the hallway with the line drawings I printed last year. A nice combination, I think.
A big shout out to Rossi Engraving for the engraved plate. There work engraving really helped to finish this project off.
Friday, February 20, 2015
The Teak trim is one of the things that really sets the Cape Dory Typhoon apart from other boats and I just couldn't leave it off the model. Last night, I stayed up late and got another coat on the blue bottom paint. This morning, I glued on some of the details. This is coming out way better than I thought it would. I want to get the light blue on the deck. Then get it mounted up on the oak board (you can see in the background). I really had to stop myself when building this from putting in the cockpit, tiller, cleats. and winches. I guess I could always go back and add those things later but this is looking really sharp as is.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Another wintry day here in Michigan = Snow Day = Summer make up days. We have officially passed the number of snow days allowed here in Michigan so I will be going into summer. Oh well, may as well work on the half hull right? Today I worked on making teak trim, got the water line on, as well as a first coat of bottom paint blue. I also glued on a bow plate. It has a ways to go still but it is definitely taking shape.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Sunday, February 1, 2015
This is what it looks like outside here today. Brr.
I stopped down and checked on Kraken Friday she remains warm and cozy under her tarp. So with weather like this it's back to the half hull. Here are a few photos of the progress.
Hull lay up.
Cut out and deck glued on and cabin top placed.
This is about it for now. I have a bit more faring to do on the hull before I paint it up and mount it.
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