Monday, August 6, 2018

Installation time

With the stain and base layers og varnish done, time for the mechanicals. Cloth covered wire from RI Wire, solder and tape the connections.

Blue face gauges and 3-spoke steering wheel.

Hull is sanded a last time, seams are filled with Sikaflex. Waterline is established and painted, and Chris Craft logo is made with aluminum leafing by Ken Jacobs.

Last coat and the deck seams pinned orange for 1940.

The Bling goes back on.

Pigskin interior installed, with kapok cushions and spring base as original. Jack Mayeaux made the kit.

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