Monday, April 9, 2012

There will be a long pause in work on the boat while I work with cabinet making in Sweden for two years. Will then return and finish off the last stages of the boat and finally see her afloat. It has have come a long way and yet there is still quite a list of things to do. Rudder, spars and rig, painting, motor installation, tankage, and plumbing, last parts of the interior, sewing cushions , sails etc. By now I have spent about 6500 hours working on on her. I anticipate another 1500 or so. So by the time she is done it will have been four years of work spread out part time over ten years. It's a big project and working by myself and part-time it will take time.

6 comments:

  1. Please cover that work as well!

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  2. Fantastic project! Thank you so much for sharing!

    Jonas from Sweden

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  3. Looking forward to reading and seeing the rest of your project!

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  4. I was fortunate enough to stumble across your blog. Absolutely beautiful craftsmanship. Your work is simply amazing.

    I can't wait to see more work completed. I also would love to be able to see and follow your other work.

    ~steve

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  5. I just noticed that 2 plus years have passed. have you been able to
    begin working on the boat again?

    I always enjoy seeing you progress.

    Here is the latest on our Smaalders 29' cutter project.

    http://northseabuilder2.blogspot.com/

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  6. Beautiful work! I look forward to following the finishing!

    Best regards from Florida!
    Aaron

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