Category: Design

Steering Component Design

It has been a while since the last mention of the boat’s steering system. Final framing under the aft cabin berth has been waiting on the final design/fitting of the below-decks steering mechanics. I have putting this project off as…

Design: Dinette Table Support

Made some progress on the dinette table support bracket design. This needs to be something that will support a potentially heavy table top that will be sturdy, yet easily deployed: up to gain access to the electronics cabinet  down to…

All Runs Lead to the Engine Room

After a few more coats of “Silent Running” (four thick coats, total) I surfaced the engine room’s primary  bulkhead with pegboard.   No, this is not permanent (one would not want to use this on a boat as, once it gets…

Bow Puplit Design Refinements

Perhaps motivated by “self-imposed guilt” from my previous “Excuses” post, a burst of energy was spent on refining the bow pulpit design. First, some full scale models of the bow roller assemblies were made from plywood. While these were made…

Spiraling on Cabinet Styles

I think it was said here before, we are not shooting for an interior with much “traditional” look. Traditional meaning dark teak trimmed with lots of molding and small fiddly bits around cabinets and cupboards. But what we ARE shooting…