Category «Ramblings»

Cold

It has been sub-freezing weather most of the past week. Mid 20s (F) for a few days. Despite space heaters in the shop and the boat, it is still chilly. I have exhausted most of the shop projects (don’t talk to me about shop cleanup please). According to the forecast, warmer temperatures (mid 40s) and …

Household vs Marine Paint

Ok, this is sort of a rant… I had read, and been told personally, a few times, that for interior paint, don’t bother with ‘marine’ enamels. Instead, save the money and get a good oil based household paint from a local hardware or paint store. Well, I did just that. The base cabinets (shown here …

There is Always Something

Edit: I re-read this and it really is quite a ramble. You have been warned. I often say, “there is always something to do on the boat project”. And I do believe that. It is just that sometimes it doesn’t “seem” like I am doing a lot, even to myself. And by that I mean …