Category «Main Salon»

Random Progress

As with most weekends, the last two days saw lots of little progress with nothing really “finished” (what is that word anyway?)… V-Berth/Garage This area will be clad in plastic laminate, to stand up to the abuse of throwing bags of sails, dirty fenders, canvas bits, boat hooks, etc. Its sort of pointless to finish …

Main Salon Portlights: More Ideas

Here is the latest design on the main salon portlights. This version maximizes lighting by maximizing area. It has the traditional W42 dead light style with a twist: aft light is a mirror of the forward light with the sloping edge. The lights can be slide opening to provide ventilation. Construction Thoughts include having custom …

Main Salon Portlight Ideas

Time is approaching to start cutting holes in the deck for portlights (while the weather is dry). I have been undecided on what to do with the main salon windows. We want something that provides much light. It does not have to be opening. The raised cabin trunk of the main salon provides a large area …

A New Color

The dinette riser base cabinets got a splash of primer and color. These surfaces will not be seen by anyone under normal conditions. However, the admiral wanted to pick a specific color. Its a very nice color. “Beach Basket” is the name. Sounds somewhat nautical, don’t it? But, this is not “marine grade” paint. We feel …

Dinette Riser Cabinet…

…construction has begun. These are the cabinets that make up the “riser” for the dinette, raising it up about 12-13 inches from the floor. The carcases were “almost” finished, as, with one piece left to cut, I ran out of plywood. There are four base cabinets. The forward three will have side pull-out drawers. The …