February 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Restoring Old Blue

I had no idea what I was in for. I have refinished dining and coffee tables, worked construction part time to pay for college, and even spent a solid month refinishing the wood floors in my house. I thought the seemingly simple leak around the chine would take mabe a weekend or so to repair. Seriously. I thought it would be simple. Laugh all you want. I deserve it.

Now to the task at hand. I removed the interior, the UHMW bottom, and sanded the bottom and sides. What I found during all of… Continue

Added by Craig on February 28, 2009 at 4:37pm — 8 Comments

Devlin Egret..

I have been building the Devlin Egret for about 3 years now part time in my garage. I have all the contruction photos posted at this link http://ronnieo72.multiply.com/photos I haven't the patience to upload them all to more than one site.

I have the outside of the hull complete except for the bow eye and pintel/gudgeons. Currently finishing out the inside fairing, building the airtight compartments fore and aft, seats etc. then will move on to fitting out metal parts. Also still… Continue

Added by ronnie on February 25, 2009 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Weekend Progress - Chine

Happy Monday morning everyone...

Wish I had longer weekends to work on the boat, but she is coming along at a steady pace.

Not a ton to report in terms of progress - although I did get the chines in the boat this weekend.

That particular job took me a good amount of time.

But after some choice words, some splinters, and maybe too much coffee... they are in.

Here are a few pics of the process. Forgot to take a pic of the completed install - but you guys know what it… Continue

Added by Jason Knight on February 2, 2009 at 7:35am — 8 Comments

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