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How to Varnish – (Part 1) Shooting just shy of perfection

Classic Sailboat = Varnish jobs.  Period.  End of Story.  No way to Avoid it. But that is ok, if it were not something we anticipated we would have looked for …

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Refinishing the Butterfly Hatch

We decided we needed to see a little more progress on the boat given that boat projects have slowed down quite a bit with the grandsquids moving in with us. …

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Leaking Temporary Port Repair

If you recall, I had put in a temporary Lexan port when the port window cracked.  I decided to make a temporary repair because we had intended to replace the …

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Rebuilding and Refinishing a Teak Dorado box (Part 3 of 3)

In this final portion of the 3 part series on removing, rebuilding/repairing a dorade box, polishing and prepping the bronze as well as all of the reinstallation, this entry will …

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Leaking Dorado Box – Time to start those repairs

We have had a leaking dorado box in our double bunk forward of the salon for some time now.  The bunk is rarely used and if it rains, we just …