An excerpt from Wind in the Willows

Nice? It's the ONLY thing, said the Water Rat solemnly, as he leant forward for his stroke. Believe me, my young friend, there is NOTHING - absolute nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Simply messing, he went on dreamily: messing - about - in - boats; messing----'
From 'Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame.

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Painting update (15) red handrails

The red handrails
compliment the colour scheme
Looking aft from in front
of the engine bearer
The red handrails have now been completed as has the font deck.  Bearing in mind I have not seen it 'in the flesh' it looks wonderful from all the photos mark as been sending me.

He's also said I can go up to the boat on Monday and take it away on Tuesday morning (7-August).  Getting quite excited now.

Update 05-August - collection now Wednesday at lunchtime - not ideal but it is right to get the job done properly.

The front deck.  The deck
'proper' around the gas
locker will be raddle red

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