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Securing stuff in the galley

Foaming soap dispenser secured with 5/16 bronze eyes and bungee cord. We refill the dispenser with dish soap. 1/3 soap 2/3 water. With it right over the sink it is really easy to wash your hands or dispense soap

Olive oil and other condiment bottles secured with 5/16 bronze eyes and bungee.

Here is a link to the bronze pad eyes I used. Sea Dog Pad Eye Bronze 5/16In

Link to misc bronze hardware Misc Bronze Hardware

Pump pot hanging from stainless hook for hot water

This Pump pot is great. It will keep water hot for 5 or 6 hours and even 9 hours later will be hot enough to hurt your hands if used as dish water. We keep hot water in it all day every day for cups of coffee, hot chocolate, instant cider, chai or tea. It took us a while to find the right pump pot. They are not all made equal. Of 4 or 5 we had tried this specific pot has worked the best for how long it will keep water hot.

BUNN 32125.0000 2.5 Liter Lever-Action Airpot, Stainless Steel

Microwave platform that can rotate into the salon or galley. Secured with Bungee and bronze hardware while underway. I had a friend with a microwave holder that pivoted back and forth between the galley and the salon that I loved. His was beautifully handcrafted out of wood. Alas I don’t have his level of wood craft nor the patience to take that long on such a minor project compared to much of what needs doing on the boat. So drawing on my minor welding skills I purchased stainless tubes, angle and rod and welded it up.

Here are some links to the raw materials I used in […]