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October/November brought lockdown2 and no sailing as the boat compound was locked. We got on with the galley build again. Lorna liked the plane temporary plywood doors that I made, so we had 18mm thick rectangles cut by a local company so we could finish them. We chose a beautiful blue paint, polished yellow agate handles and they look great. The painting took a long time as we tried to get a fine finish using a paint pad and cleaned up the whole workshop/galley area to cut down any dust.

Lorna sanded & oiled all the oak shelves that Lawrence finished. The top shelf is screwed down and will have oak plugs put in later, they are all made from the spare oak off cuts so should match perfectly.

All the doors and drawers need painting on the port side now so that’s a job for November. This is all keeping us occupied during lockdown 2, but it will be nice when the 2020 pandemic is over.