Now having got the outer bearing housing off the Morgan Giles 30 it is now on to the internet and suppliers to get a new bearing insert to fit the old bearing housing so that the old stern gear can be used again after a thorough overhauling and a new propeller shaft made to fit the new engine installation
The fitting even as a position stamp on it to ensure it is put the correct way up
Before it was stripped back to bare wood
Well on the way to being refinished
The removable bulkheads getting a fresh coat of satin varnish before going back in the Hardy 25 when the carpets are glued back in position
There are a lot of Varnished boards that go in a Hardy 25 Cabin, however once they are in they disappear under Bunk cushions. So much of the hard work that goes into varnishing is hidden from sight.