I ripped open the Betty Boop / Great Thumb today to se just how bad our little rot problem is. I don't feel so good.
Here is a summary of the first incarnation of the Betty Boop
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Added by Brad Dimock on September 13, 2011 at 11:08pm — No Comments
I just updated my blog to include many boating adventures from the last four months. Some of you may enjoy the pictures:
So its looking like Ill get the oppertunity to build another boat this winter. Many thoughts are running through my head, one of the biggest is the finish of the boat (paint, varnish, oil, etc.). After talking with a sailor I am starting to think that paint would be the best option for what I am looking for (durability, low maintenance). I have done oil before but I feel like it does not provide all that much protection, plus I would like to do epoxy fillets on the decking that I will be…Continue
Added by Ben Kittell on September 11, 2011 at 9:40pm — No Comments
I worked today on painting the boat name and the stripe on the boat today. Almost finished but the weather threatened rain and I had to roll the boat back inside. The stripe has some taper to it... 1/4" every 30". The name is the Jenny Lind. Named after Jenny Lind Rock in Echo Park, Dinosaur National Monument. The process is time consuming but it's pretty cheep and technically easy once you can visualize the paint and tape layers.…Continue