Originally Posted by Minnewaska
Get used to every project taking twice as long and costing twice as much as you expect and you'll stay sane. Have fun. Many love the satisfaction of working on their boats.
I'd revise that time from twice to three or four times ...
AND add that each project that you start ... leads to 3 more than you need/want to do as well
Good luck ... and remember that you bring a skill set that many don't ...