|Pocketship #1 in "PocketShip Blue"|
|Some re-colored options|
- PocketShip looks great in dark blue
- The majority PocketShip's that have built are dark blue
- I want a degree of uniqueness in my boat
- Light blue makes it look like a 1986 Catalina. Not happening.
- I don't want the boat to look like a big Tylenol.
- The color should look spiffy, perky and cheery.
|Taped off waterline|
|Bottom paint goes on|
The paint went on great, particularly the Brightside. Rolling and tipping worked as advertised. I did two heavy coats of bottom paint, two coats of primer, and four coats of Brightside. There are a couple of drips and dribbles that I need to touch up, but it looks great!
|What colour is in the can?|
|Painting the sides...in black and white?|
|The centerboard is in!|
|Over She Goes!|
|Out of the garage again!|
In other news, I'm working under a deadline now...I'm trying to get the boat done in time to take it to Pt. Townsend for the annual Wooden Boat Festival.
Seeing the boat upright was actually a little bit of a letdown. The feeling is similar to when I attached the decks back in January. I had become used to seeing a shiny, nearly complete object, and suddenly, all that disappeared, and a more complete view of the work to come emerged. And, with one month to the Wooden Boat Festival.... ACK!