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Lady J, week 13. Did somebody say varnish?

It's been a while but I waited until I had a bit of something to show. Progress is a bit slower now without the major changes. We've been laying varnish on her and inside as well. The hull has four brushed coats so far and will get at least one more before we block her smooth.



Once she's blocked down, I'll start spraying her.



The varnish surface is almost where I want it before we get it perfectly level.



The interior has three coats and will get two more before blocking and then I'll spray it as well.



The exterior is about the same as the hull at this point.



It's coming along...



I did manage to get the veneer on the transom. Here's the before.



The after.



I'll detail it, stain, CPES and epoxy it before we start the varnish regime. We have some catch up to do on it. All in all, just getting things done or waiting for wood. The engine will be done within a couple of weeks, hopefully. The electrical is waiting for Blue Sea to finish the custom panels.

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Dang Charlie!......................what more can I say.

Hope the guy realizes what a maintenance whore he is getting himself into though....it would be tragic to see all your hard work go to crap over the next few years.

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Oh, he knows. We discussed it prior to going with varnish.

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Nice work... and what Still said.

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I'm glad that boats like this, and craftsmen like you are still around, CC.

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I'm glad that boats like this, and craftsmen like you are still around, CC.
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Have said this before but, Charlie you and your crew do awesome work.

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