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The interior needed some more love ... And stiffeners installed on the transoms.

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We've decided on a colouring scheme. The dark green side will be topped by a wooden rubb strip. I've also bought a nice pair of oars. The original plans suggest to build your own oars, but we want to get done. Maybe this upcoming weekend 😁

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Fitting the fore-and-aft thwart. This longitudinal bench facilitates balancing the weight of passengers and any stuff carried ...

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I noticed Zxyaat's fronds glowing green, a sign they were fascinated.
"What's up?"
"You were humming a song."
"Sorry, I do that when I think."
"I like it."
"Well, I'm not very good."
"Good? You humans sing, dance, make art and music when you are. You don't need to be good to be."

This is creepy, I've got installed on my for month now - everything working as it should, but since yesterday it informs me that a new version is available and I should update. A new version of Google Android that is ... not Lineage OS ... 🤔

My regular job was very demanding over the last weeks, but now the skeg is on, and two coats of primer ...

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There is a marvellous function in Cryptpad, for example, letting people comment collectively on a text they read online. See the screenshot:



But if I want to allow people to comment in #Cryptpad, I am forced to allow them to edit text as well, which I do not want to. Anybody knows a self-hosted (preferably #Yunohost packaged) application providing such functionality? Ideally, combined with some online text repository (#Calibre-web alike)?

"In every amateur boatbuilder's shop there should be a 'moaning chair': this should be a comfortable seat from which the boat can be easily seen and in which the builder can sit, smoke, chew, drink, or swear as the moment demands."

--- Howard I. Chapelle,

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With a favorable weather forecast, we moved the boat outside. Yay, it fit through the kitchen!

Here's the whole outside covered in glass fabric, ready to "wet down" with resin.

In the end this didn't go too well. Lesson learned: don't try to work more than one layer of glass fabric at once ...

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Online gaming is great. But I also can't wait to get back to some in-person gaming.

After sanding the edges. That was a loud and dusty job. Sorry neighbors 😬

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Glass taping the seams ... It's a mess 😝

This boat is exactly the same length as an optimist en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimi but it's fuller and, at least to my taste, much more ship shape in the lines.

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Bilge panels are on and temporarily taped with masking tape, covering up our poor measuring. Now the filling with epoxy filler can begin ...

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