Vg20 finally underway

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by peter-curacao » Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:55 am

new to sail wrote:More progress and a deeper respect for you guys who are perfectionists.
Looks like you are quite the perfectionist yourself, man that all looks great! 8)



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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:16 pm

Thanks Peter,
It was builds like yours that keeps me going

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Thu May 07, 2015 12:36 pm

I have finally got back in gear and got some pictures taken. Had a few setbacks, health and finance, but plan to continue slow but sure.
Painted inside the cockpit seat lockers before gluing down the seat backs.Image
Got a couple of layers of fairing compound applied and sanded.
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Added a wedge to cockpit seat for the traveler to bolt to.
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Planning on finishing the cockpit area with paint. Except for the seat backs which I hope to varnish.
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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by jacquesmm » Thu May 07, 2015 1:02 pm

Looks good and glad to see that you restarted the project.
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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by ks8 » Fri May 08, 2015 1:04 am

I had forgotten about this one. Just looking at that keel hurts my back :lol: , but she is looking clean and good. :D

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Wed Jul 22, 2015 10:59 am

Another round of primer.
Ugh...ran out of primer
I guess while I wait for more I will start working on the companionway hatch

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by terrulian » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:25 pm

Great progress, very nice work.
I like those big coaming boxes and don't know why I don't see them on more boats. You'll need drain holes in them, right?
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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by ks8 » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:49 pm

8)

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Wed Jul 22, 2015 2:03 pm

Thanks for the kind words and smiles.
Yes, I did add a drainage system behind the seats. Shown in the following picture, water can pass thru and and out the transom.

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:55 am

started working on companionway hatch. Built rails from vertical grain DF and cu groove for slides.
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Decided to upgrade hatch cover with more of a curve to it. Still in design stage.Image
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Had to cut grooves in plywood to make curve, then filled with thickened epoxy.
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I plan on cutting strips of mahogany to finish it off.

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