April 24, 2016 Hours spent building to date: 2,439 The title does not refer to my friend Pat Harris’s usual accompaniment to burgers, sandwiches, pancakes or apple pie. It was my order at Clinton Paint Co. for a gallon of Benjamin Moore Regal Satin “Mayonnaise” to begin painting the interior bead board roof panels. That turned out to be quite
April 16, 2016 Hours spent building to date: 2,401 The deckhouse roof has three layers — an inner layer of real wood about 1/4 inch thick next to the beams, a layer of 1/4-inch plywood, then glass. Choosing the inner layer was a tough job, since it has to complement and set off the mahogany beams.
April 11, 2016 Hours spent building to date: 2,380 Working through the April snow and ice, I got a couple big projects out of the way, and quite a few little things. Big things: — Got all the varnish on the overhead beams in the deckhouse: two thinned gloss base coats, three gloss finish coats, plus a final
April 3, 2016 Hours spent building to date: 2,338 Back at work after our trip to Florida. Most of this isn’t very visual, but things are moving along: — Ray helped me start varnishing the deck beams, since taping them off would be a huge amount of work after the roof goes on. That’s the
April 3, 2016 Hours spent building to date: 2,338. The real Tardis Project blog will follow immediately after this post, but I know many of you who read this know me from my past life, so I thought I would reminisce a bit about the wonderful week we had in Florida at a reunion of about 60