Spring has sprung, my little snowflakes! It’s that time of the year were everything in nature seems to come alive. The stray cats are having a festival! Ever seen a closeup of budding fig tree?
Yeah, pretty nasty looking. It breaks my heart but I guess it’s time to start giving Zoot Allures’ woodwork some TLC. The caprails got squished four years ago from the crane lifting. And there is some water finding its way in so I’m replacing a couple of meters on both sides to see how that’ll go. Iroko wood is pretty expensive and not being payed for a couple of months has got me a stingy kind of mood. Plus the freakin’ Athens Concert Hall has gone public and I don’t even know what my salary is!!!!
So I went shopping! Got some deluxe epoxy, a meter of fiberglass, some tinted cable, a 10mm bung cutter, some waterproof wood glue, screws and a tube of Teflon which will need some machining to fit the windvanes’ vane bushings.
And speaking of the windvane, I sewed up the new vane cloth. I haven’t installed the grommets yet. The dry fit went great but I’m starting to realize that the wind generator wont clear the vane when it swings around eg on a run. Did I ever mention the vane is huge! I think I’ll leave the generator on the backburner for a while (plus it need $$ blades!)
Man, it must be great to have a back yard with your boat in it! You can get stuff done even in your pajamas!
And speaking of pajamas….. I just ran out of stuff to write! Must be something in the air.
Stay tuned… and Spring out!
ps… It’s actually getting warm enough not to wear pajamas! But I’m not taking any chances!
pss… I told you I ran out of stuff to write!