Main Mast and Gangway and Assorted Repairs

DougGangway, Mast, Steel Boat

  What a great week. We get a lot of people the will weld and grind on the boat. It’s understandable that we want to leave a mark there. But occasionally we get folk like Bill Wygant and Will Linna that will fix broken stuff, like the Cummins Killer Dowel Pin, your girl friends Jeep, the lawn mower, and a … Read More

Dragons and the Main Mast – Part II

DougFoam Sculpture, Mast, Steel Boat

Their are many times while learning to build stuff that you look at it and just think there is no way in hell that it’s going to look like the image you had in your mind when you started.  This was definitely one of those times.   But trust in your abilities and work as a team and you will … Read More

Dragons and the Main Mast Coming Together

DougFoam Sculpture, Mast, Steel Boat

We’ve had an fantastic Memorial Day weekend.  It is not lost on us that none of this project would be possible if we did not live in a country with freedoms paid for by our service members.   I just wish we did not have to remind so many people that we do live in a free country and not … Read More

Dragons and the Main Mast

DougFoam Sculpture, Mast, Steel Boat

“She has built a wall between herself and her goal. A wall made of conditions and expectations. Is it possible that you’ve built a similar wall?”…“Stop looking for the “right” career, and start looking for a job. Any job. Forget about what you like. Focus on what’s available. Get yourself hired. Show up early. Stay late. Volunteer for the scut … Read More

Dragons and Mast

DougFoam Sculpture, Mast, Steel Boat

SVSeeker says goodbye to Ronald & Margie and thanks them for the assistance on the dragons and main mast.  And we welcome Drew flying in from Salem Oregon who will be working on the main mast between thunder storms this week and next.   Storms in Oklahoma are the Universe’s way of telling you to get off your butt and LIVE. … Read More

Scuppers / Engine Hatch / Mast Partners

DougHatches, Mast, Scuppers, Steel Boat

The rain cleared up and got started on beautiful cool Saturday morning.   Mike Love from Annapolis and I were joined by Richard and Dan from Oklahoma City, then Jack from Tulsa and finally Kevin from Michigan.   The work consisted only a few items but complicated items that required a lot of cutting and grinding to get into shape. … Read More