We have a new member joining the team helping out around the yard and he has a project of his own going on. Finn will be doing various jobs, and when he's not on duty he'll be working hard on restoring his own boat, a 41ft ferro oyster smack. This means he understands the pit falls and joys of boat restoration!
Finn is sharing his restoration project to inspire others and his photos and journey can be found on Instagram 'knotFINNishedYet. Well worth a look.
Marine Welder Nolan Post has been working on this job, and although it seems small, adding another step, which is easy to maintain, has made a huge difference to this Steel Barge. Sometimes it's the little things that make the biggest difference. To contact Nolan to discuss any of the welding works please contact the Office. Click on the contact menu above.
This is another interesting nautical term with other meanings.
1. Nautical A flat hardwood disk with a grooved perimeter, pierced by three holes through which the lanyards are
passed, used to fasten the shrouds.
2. Slang An expert shooter: a deadeye with the rifle.
We found this video giving you an idea on how they are made. There are many techniques using different tools and machines, but this is one view of how they are made.
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