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8 days ago
A quick Q&A video :) I’ll have a new DIY video up on Sunday October 27 :) Online ressources for boat DIY: https://www.boatdesign.net/forums/ https://www.youtube.com/user/boatworkstoday https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcJ-7wSvo6_BHsnbytM0jzg https://marinehowto.com/ Boatowners Mechanical Electrical Manual: https://www.amazon.com/Boatowners-Mechanical-Electrical-Manual-4/dp/0071790330/ref=pd_sbs_14_t_0/135-1752942-7551631?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=0071790330&pd_rd_r=b3d1b532-1044-489f-94ce-a98a95fff8ae&pd_rd_w=7EUXV&pd_rd_wg=4bi8x&pf_rd_p=5cfcfe89-300f-47d2-b1ad-a4e27203a02a&pf_rd_r=5C9E2E64BC4ESN45E01V&psc=1&refRID=5C9E2E64BC4ESN45E01V *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
15 days ago
Go to http://audible.com/saillife or text saillife to 500 500 to get one free audiobook, 2 free Audible originals & a 30-day free trial! West System Manual: https://www.westsystem.com/wp-content/uploads/Fiberglass-Manual-2015.pdf Some of my favorite audiobooks: Alone Together, Christian Williams Two Years Before The Mast, Richard Henry Dana Sailing Alone Around The Word, Joshua Slocum Cruising in Seraffyn, Lin and Larry Pardey Coyote Lost At Sea, Julia Plant Imperfect Passage, Michael Cosgrove Blue Water, Green Skipper, Stuart Woods The Boy Behind The Gate, Larry Jacobson The Andromeda Strain, Micheal Crichton Ice Station Zebra, Jonathan Oliver HMS Ulysses, Jonathan Oliver The Martian, Andy Weir Endurance, Alfred Lansing Old Man’s War, John Scalzi Sherlock Holmes, The Definitive Collection, Stephen Fry *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
22 days ago
Join me aboard Athena as I finish the new settee as a part of a somewhat extensive refit. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
29 days ago
In this video I build the last half of the new settee and fix the glass in the core for the new knees (or at least one of them). *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
1 month ago
Join me aboard Atena for more DIY sailboat refit fun. In this video, I make a laminated beam and kerf some plywood. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
1 month ago
Big progress this week in my DIY sailboat refit! No more walking on the curved surface of the hull! *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
1 month ago
DIY fix to a deep bilge, more cabin sole and longitudinal support under the cabin sole. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
1 month ago
It's done! The structural fiberglass repairs under the cabin sole are FINALLY DONE! Boatworks Today: https://www.youtube.com/user/boatworkstoday *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
2 months ago
Go to http://audible.com/saillife or text ‘saillife’ to 500 500 to get one free audiobook, 2 free Audible originals & a 30 day free trial! Some of my favorite audio books: Alone Together, Christian Williams Two Years Before The Mast, Richard Henry Dana Sailing Alone Around The Word, Joshua Slocum Cruising in Seraffyn, Lin and Larry Pardey Coyote Lost At Sea, Julia Plant Imperfect Passage, Michael Cosgrove Blue Water, Green Skipper, Stuart Woods The Boy Behind The Gate, Larry Jacobson The Andromeda Strain, Micheal Crichton Ice Station Zebra, Jonathan Oliver HMS Ulysses, Jonathan Oliver The Martian, Andy Weir Endurance, Alfred Lansing Old Man’s War, John Scalzi Sherlock Holmes, The Definitive Collection, Stephen Fry *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
2 months ago
I build the first side of the new settee aboard Athena and reinforce yet another structural member. Why am I doing this? Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mgcsIb3ais *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
3 months ago
Join me on my DIY refit adventure as I spiffy up my 38 ft sailboat. In this video, I finally install the first pice of the new cabin sole, lay up yet more glass and get started on the new settee. Why am I doing this? Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mgcsIb3ais *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
3 months ago
Why am I doing this? Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mgcsIb3ais *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
3 months ago
I install the second new bulkhead aboard my 38 ft sailboat Athena. Why am I doing this? Watch this video https://youtu.be/UzSFMKcCWqA *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
3 months ago
It’s back to the salt mine! Or in this case laying up glass. Join me for yet another fun DIY weekend aboard Athena. Why am I doing this? Watch this video https://youtu.be/UzSFMKcCWqA *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
4 months ago
In this video, I go over Athena's new layout and install the first of the new bulkheads. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
4 months ago
Laying up more glass and making a template for the new bulkhead. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
4 months ago
A 4 day sailing trip in Limfjorden with Ava aboard good old Obelix. Fair warning there's very little DIY in this video. If you come here solely for DIY feel free to skip this video :) *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
4 months ago
Ava is here! We have had an awesome week working on Athena and showing Ava some more of Denmark. We managed to finish a few more sections of the structural members. Status on the structural repair: 37% done *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
4 months ago
*** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
5 months ago
In this video I finish Athena’s new rudder by applying coppercaot and get started making new rudder bushings. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
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