March 27, 2017
With sufficient gloss base-coatage on the interior trim and bulkheads, my next coat would be the final (hopefully, or nearly so in any event) one, this time with the rubbed-effect satin varnish I used on the other parts of the cabin during the earlier phase. So after another round of sanding and cleanup, and other final preparations, I applied the satin varnish to all areas. A few hours later, the new coating had dried enough to bring out its satin texture, though in these photos a few wet spots remain, mainly on the little section of cabin sole.
The loose trim and cabinet doors and drawer fronts were one coat behind, still in the gloss base buildup stage, so after another sanding I applied the 4th coat of gloss varnish to these pieces.
Total time billed on this job today: 2.75 hours
0600 Weather Observation::
32°, cloudy. Forecast for the day: rain, sleet, freezing rain, 35. Spring in Maine.