10 Photos - Apr 7, 2013
Photo: convering the dining room into the boat workshopPhoto: based on measurments from the hatch I used plastic sheeting to create a patternPhoto: The larger pattern is for C'est la Vie's salon hatch and the smaller is for the forward hatchPhoto: using straight edges, battens, and framing squares to keep the pattern and farbric stationary while cuttingPhoto: using a straight edge and framing square to keep the screen and pattern stationary while cuttingPhoto: I used basting tape to join the screen sections prior to sewingPhoto: My sailrite machine is much to heavy handed to sew the screen So I use 1" nylon webbing as binding tape create the seams in the screenPhoto: Retired cast new weights slipped into 1" tubar webbing create the base of the screen.Photo: cutting the sunbrella strips that will house the weights and act as a basePhoto: completed screen on C'est la Vie's salon hatch.