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Still Afloat

We are still afloat, and still not taking in any water. Our hull is sound. I am actually a little bit disappointed by the total lack of water in our bilge. 817 more words

Day To Day

Enter Sandman

We’ve been sanding and re-sanding the bannister. You don’t realise how much wood is on show until you have to strip off the varnish and sand it all down. 61 more words


The devil is in the details: turpentine varnish

This post first appeared on The Recipes Project on 5 June 2018.

By Marieke Hendriksen

One of the first things you learn when you do reconstruction research is that the tiniest detail can make a difference. 903 more words


Home Improvement

Finally!! Got my shelves up and my books on them!!!

So happy with the way it turned out there was a lot of hard work that went into making this lovely library. 192 more words

Deep Thoughts

Blossoms and Boats

Well, the exuberant celebration of spring blossoms is winding down. I’ll post a couple of Dogwood flower photos,.They’re now all gone from the trees. We’re into the black cottonwood, or alder as they’re commonly known here, season of blowing seeds. 566 more words


If character is the carving of wood, opportunity is the varnish.


Summer 2018 starts with stripping and getting oily

I’ve been drawing a lot of attention on the dock in Anacortes, Wash., lately. Who wouldn’t while they’re stripping down to bareness in preparation for a healthy dousing of oil? 501 more words

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