Galley work
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January 21, 2017 This month, the big excitement was getting the galley all set up (and then taken apart again for painting). The stoves were in place, the sink and faucet got carried up, and many details of placement and storage worked out. A stanchion for the cook to hold … Read More

Winter work
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December 21, 2017 Now the last layer of MDO plywood is down on the cabin tops and we’re waiting for it to cure, which is a slow process in the winter. We’ll then we tape the seams and then cover it all with Dynel cloth and epoxy. Julie covered all … Read More

Ballast Bricks – Put your name on history!
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December 14, 2017 Are you looking for a great gift for that hard to shop for person? Need something for someone who has everything – or thinks they do? We’ve got your answer – give them the gift of their name on one of the ballast bricks that will be … Read More

Cabin top
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November 20, 2017 Fall weather has definitely arrived with its short days. We’re hiking off our island to Drummond more often, but still making progress on Huron Jewel. The beginning of November Julie finished installing the insulation and stainless steel liner for the icebox. We’ve been framing the overhead now, … Read More

Coachroof beams
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October 22, 2017 This past week we laid cloth on the decks after much preparation including the second layer of plywood for the cabin sides. The cloth laps up on the sides of the cabin and down over the edge of the deck to the sides of the boat to … Read More

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September 21, 2017 It’s been a flurry of dust there at Schooner House this last month. Julie put local cedar tongue-and-groove paneling, made by John Tucker, on the bulkheads. She kept commenting that when in 8th grade geometry class she never imagined she would one day use her geometry knowledge … Read More

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