123. Bolting the Keel / Engine in!

At last, it’s time to bolt the ballast keel to the bottom of the boat – before we sail off without it! Auger bits get welded, counterbores get sharpened, and a series of huge holes are drilled through hardwood and lead before Aluminium-Bronze bolts are driven in.
In other exciting news, we lift the engine into the boat, paint the engine beds and bilge, cut an access hatch, and fit the staunchions – it’s been a busy couple of weeks!

Donate securely with PayPal – GBP

Donate securely with PayPal – USD

For sneaky preview of what’s going on in between Episodes, follow my Facebook and Instagram.

To become a PATRON, visit My Patreon Page

To see all the other ways you can support the project, visit the Support Tally Ho Page

To contribute tools or other items to help the project, see my Tally Ho’s Rebuild Wishlist

My Youtube Channel

The Colonel – Zachariah Hickman
Smokey’s Lounge – TrackTribe
Od Yishama – E’s Jammy Jams
Peacefully – E’s Jammy Jams
In the Sweet By and By – Zachariah Hickman
Sing Swing Bada Bing – Doug Maxwell / Media Right Productions

123. Bolting the Keel / Engine in! (Boatbuilding / Tally Ho EP123)