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Iíve been considering for some time now making a set of cockpit cushions. I didnít want to screw it up, so I first tried a few different projects to get a feel for sewing, which I only just picked...
The teak surround of the cockpit coaming locker is a simple yet confounding piece of trim. For three years mine defied improvement by sanding, gluing, bleaching and oiling. It was built of teak...
Greeetings fellow Vikings! At last comes the build back of the side decks and with great excitement we realize that we are nearing the end of the balsa core replacement on the deck!!!! After the...
With the successful cockpit sole and foredeck core replacement we felt confident enough to plunge into the side decks. They looked to be a challenge given the combinations of curves and slopes,...
My apologies for the long lag in posting. I have actually been making good progress, just not kept up with the postings. I also want to note that for the remaining balsa core repair blog entries...
The attachment explains the how I replaced my cabin sole.
That's an old timer trick. So is storing partially used cans of varnish upside down, or keeping varnish brushes suspended in diesel. Every pro develops
I second all that Christen and Loren wrote about. Take a real honest look at the boat, bow to stern, multiplying all estimates of time and money by 3(a
The shaft has to come out to replace the stuffing box hose. This has to be done with the boat out of the water, as has been mentioned.
Located in Toms River New Jersey. Tons of equipment. All new ports- fixed and opening. New 3 blade folding prop. See full listing and pics at sailboat
Starting out with the succinct reply from Christian, I would only add that many later-abandoned restorations start out with a narrative similar to this.
Is it worth it to buy it and refinish it myself?
No, probably not.
Hello, I'm new to this site and would like your honest opinion. I'm looking at a 1978 36c and I think I can pick it up for around 10,000. It has been
Thanks very much for the info!!! I believe you are correct re the M25/M25X. I haven't been back out to the boat to check the engine, but the