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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #360 on: July 17, 2021, 09:21:36 PM »
As of today..





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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #361 on: July 19, 2021, 06:22:58 PM »
I did  not get a photo, but Lou hung the last piece of siding on the coach today just after noon. A couple pieces of trim to go and the exterior is done.

I hope we can get a coat of paint on the exterior before we move into bay 4. But I really hate to put paint on all that nice clear fir siding!

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #362 on: July 19, 2021, 07:19:52 PM »
Make sure everyone that we have a great set of photos before painting.  We know and are proud of our LaBelle kits before painting!!

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #363 on: July 20, 2021, 05:25:03 PM »
Coach siding done.







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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #364 on: July 20, 2021, 08:52:37 PM »
Just super!

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #365 on: July 21, 2021, 01:28:03 AM »
My wife and I will be in town the first week of August. You're going so fast, please leave me something to do on the coach Tue, Wed, or Thu! I know which end of a chisel or screwdriver to hold, so I can be useful.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #366 on: July 24, 2021, 07:05:22 PM »


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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #367 on: July 26, 2021, 02:15:44 PM »

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #368 on: July 27, 2021, 08:24:09 AM »
Just amazing. Come to think the framework was being assembled in July 2020.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #369 on: August 08, 2021, 03:37:50 PM »
Job H. Jackson and Jacob F. Sharp would be amazed that one of their designs was built in the 21st century. They sold their plant to A,C & F in 1910 and the plant built the last passenger cars in 1930. It built small navy craft in WWII and closed forever about 1950.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #370 on: August 08, 2021, 04:34:30 PM »
Does anyone know if the J&S buildings still exist?
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #371 on: August 08, 2021, 04:36:46 PM »
I believe at least some of the J&S works is now occupied by Delaware Car Co. It's visible from the Amtrak line.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #372 on: August 14, 2021, 03:17:50 PM »
Progress pics as of last week.













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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #373 on: August 15, 2021, 10:28:43 AM »
Great shots, Brendan.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #374 on: August 16, 2021, 10:32:19 AM »
I don't think Brendans photos show it, but Lou got the last pieces of trim on the 4 corners last Tuesday. I think the entire outside of the coach is now finished, except for the platforms. Lou also got some of the plugs into the truss planks inside, so the work on the inside has started.

We will have a lot of detail sanding and filling to prep the outside for paint.

We are taking a bit of time off now, Eric has another course to teach at the Woodenboat school, and I am catching up on some CNC work on a lathe for Maine Locomotive and Machine Works.

When we return we have a big pile of rough sawn oak waiting for us to start milling for the inside work.