Fabricated hitch for trailer ball on the old pickup and ready to pull. When I get back from Alberta will be mounting lights on trailer.

trailer_ball_on_truck_400Let’s go Fishin’

I have been working on the boat for awhile and it is finished, ready for the water.

finished_boat_ff_battery_400The fish finder transducer mount I fabricated for quick and easy setup and removal. If coming into shore two wing nuts remove it to prevent damage. It stores beside rear seat out of the way. To hook back up only takes a few seconds.

finished_boat_400The fish finder is mounted on the front seat and may be turned to view from anywhere in boat. The battery is in a small box under the bow. The battery is connect with small clips. If I need to attach to a large battery I made adapters which have clamps so they may be connected to a regular battery.

The seat may be placed on either bench seat facing either way. Going fishin’ real soon.

Painted the seats, bow, and trim today. Getting ready for the water now.

finished_boat_front_450I will be setting up the trailer towing on the S10 before I go to Alberta next week and the boat will be ready for fishing when I get back.

finished_boat_rear_450The seat may be moved to either seat and face either ways. Let’s go Fishin’

I have been working on my 12 foot boat for awhile since I have booked some time in my own shop to do something for myself. I will be doing other projects this fall but wanted some time in my shop for myself.

primed_hull_boatRepaired all fiberglass on hull and built up keel depth. Filled, primed, and ready for paint.

blue_hull_boatHull painted and now moving to the interior and trim. I prepped and painted seats and bow yesterday and will be posting later.I have also put a movable seat on a mount which allows the seat to be put in various locations.

It’s down right awesome to see the Rolling Stones flying their own jet to Cuba to do a free concert. For many years their music was not allowed to be played on Cuban radio stations. People in Cuba listened to the Stones and traded their albums in secret.


It’s hard to believe these guys are rocking like they do after all these years. I remember Mick saying years ago the Stone’s would make albums and play live until the day they died. I’m beginning to believe this may be true. Still rockin’ and still having fun.

I have a nice bass guitar and amp. and an acoustic but needed to get a nice acoustic with good play ability and sound. The acoustic I had was an old Kay which plays not too bad but the sound just is not there. When I bought it about 10 years ago it was being use as a slide guitar and that is probably what I will do with it again.

profile_guitarThe guitar is a Profile PW-07. They were originally made in Australia and sold in Canada. This one is made in Korea. It’s like new condition. I took it to Wentworth Music in Kelowna and they did setup service on it and it is even easier to play now. The was adjusted, frets polished, fretboard oiled and buffed, and other stuff to give it a full tune up. They even vacuumed out the bag

It’s nice to play with the close action and sounds very good. If you strum it and stop the sound carries for some time. I now need to get my fingers back in shape since I haven’t played for some time.


This is the website I just completed for my sister, Diana Wright, in Nanaimo, BC. She owns and runs a professional website where kids have fun, work together, and learn. Have a look at the site and contact Diana if you live in Nanaimo area and you are looking for the best daycare in the area.


There will a WordPress Blog soon where postings may be made by parents and others.