Two days ago I sanded down two coats of epoxy that I had put on the interior faces of the daggerboard trunk. I did this because I wanted to see what is like to sand unthickened epoxy prior to doing it somewhere that matters. It sure does produce a lot of dust! I think when it comes time to sand the hull I will have to move the boat outside, even with the vacuum attached to the sander. When I finished sanding I put one more final coat of epoxy of the interior faces.
Yesterday the epoxy was all cured so I assembled the daggerboard trunk using silica thickened epoxy to glue it today. This was a pretty quick and easy chore. I clamped it an waited for it to cure.
Today I removed the excess wood from the daggerboard trunk spacers. The Japanese saw and a hand sanding block made quick work of this. When it was finished, I dry fitted it in the boat.
Time Spent: 1.5 Hours
Total Time In Build: 17.5 Hours