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Kellie's Castle

My itchybackside…went back to Batu Gajah south of Ipoh in Perak state to visit the newly restored Kellies castle,which was in a deplorable state for a long time until recently. 59 more words


My Great Grandpa Patrick

A little while ago, I was given a large number of photo negatives once belonging to my great grandpa Leroy Garrett Patrick.

It has been a hobby of mine to restore and research his photos. 44 more words


Removing the fore deck to renew the broken deck beams and carlins

Marking out the areas between the deck beams so not to cut them while removing the deck

More marking out

One major bit to remove from the fore deck,so to gain access to the two damaged deck beams below… 54 more words

Boat Building & Repairs

One Perfect Thing

I’ll keep it short today because when you have a piece of perfection it doesn’t really need words.  In case you forgot what the oven and stove top began as here is a reminder: 43 more words


Lemon Squeezy

I meant to work on the floor today, I REALLY want a floor.  This is a project that requires my FAVORITE brother’s supervision, and he was laying concrete.   192 more words


A boat builder's holiday job working on his own yacht.

Rubbing down the starboard side of the hull ready for a fresh coat of primer

Then the port side of the hull a bit heavy going, but got it flat in the end… 65 more words

Boat Building & Repairs

Sides are for Suckers

I had this nasty patch on the side of Molly that I couldn’t stand to look at, last summer I took it off.  This year I thought it might be nice to have a plan to replace it so, you know I could have a side to my trailer.   432 more words