Sunday, March 29, 2015

  1. Finish cold molding --- complete 4-7-15
  2. Install 5 mm offset Douglas fir strip to front leading edge of hull.
  3. Rough sand and check loft values.
  4. Final staple check and rough epoxy fill of surface damage.
  5. Scrape hull, sand hull all over.
  6. Apply epoxy + Q cell and fare hull all over.
  7. Sand faring layer.
  8. Apply 10 oz e-glass layer all over. 
  9. Cleanup and sand if needed.
  10. Apply carbon fiber fabric in aft regions, 2 x 6' x 2'.
  11. Cleanup and sand if needed.
  12. Apply epoxy + Q cell and fare hull all over.
  13. 1st orbital sand faring layer.
  14. Apply epoxy + Q cell and fare hull all over.
  15. 2nd orbital sand faring layer or board sand all over.
  16. Align and pre-drill rudder stock port.
  17. Apply epoxy primer coating. 
  18. Cut brad nail attachment of hull to mold.  
  19. Lift hull and flip over.  Remove mold assembly and install upright supports.  Install hull on base and supports.  Following these steps the external surface will be left unpainted and the hull flipped over to begin internal structure work.  
 Add 5 mm trim along front edge where offset was made.  I will check the loft values after this cures then shape it.
Last staple :)

Upcoming steps to get the hull ready for internal work is as follows:
    Just about there...and another gallon of resin bites the dust!

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