|Frames for the main hatch.|
|Rigging up to hoist the cabinets.|
I made frames for the main hatch, with cross-bars for handholds. These were made, ruined, re-made, routed, sanded, and finally glued in place with Sika. They seem firmly in place and I trust they are not going to go anywhere.
The offending panel in the main cabin was stripped, and a new one made, Surprisingly it came out well, the holes just needed a little re-drilling.
|Security detail: where are these from?|
|The Health and Safety geese at the building site |
were not impressed.
|Delicate dismantling of a badly made panel:|
machete and number one persuading tool
|Gluing the screwing blocks. Dozens of them|
|Bolting in the brass inserts|
|Finishing washers make the countersunk bolts lookbetter|
And after months of working, buying bits and pieces, using some, working, buying more, there was a need for sorting out the bolts into different lengths, nuts into regular and Nylock, and so on.
Hopefully I will have some more hands helping me in the coming weeks. But the dogs and geese at the building site are always there with a demand for attention, and sometimes a hissing comment.
|Sorting the bolts, nuts, washers.|