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Pre Stitching Standalone Chunks

Rudder & Update

Last weekend I finally got back to working on the boat. All my spars are now sanded down to 220 and almost ready for epoxy and varnish. I still need to trim the ends of the mast and bowsprit. At that point I will try to set up a rotisserie rig for application of epoxy […]

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Pre Stitching Standalone Chunks

Centerboard Lead

Having never worked with molten lead, I wanted to do this job before pouring lead for the keel. If you follow the manual you’ll do the big keel pour before the small centerboard. The manual points out that everything doesn’t have to be necessarily done in the exact order as it reads. Working with lead […]

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Pre Stitching Standalone Chunks

Centerboard Trunk

I have made two modifications to the trunk, though very minor. One is a modification, the other is simply a change in sequence from the manual. Drill, Fill, Drill : When building Thister and I would drill through an epoxy-filled hole, the diameter was often not large enough for me to avoid drilling back into […]