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Pre Stitching Standalone Chunks

Spar Benches

I am also going to build my spars before stitching the hull. I ran across two 20′ long pieces of 4″ angle iron and figured they would make good reference surfaces for spar work. Despite dropping one on my foot I finally got them mounted up on some sawhorses and I think they will be […]

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Initial Steps II

I am continuing to prep as many pieces with epoxy that I feel is reasonable. And I mean 3 coats, plus sanding to finish-ready. This is floors, bulkheads, seatback frames, trunk insides, rudder insides, and keel pieces. Again, I’m looking to take advantage of the space while I have it, maybe protect from some warping, […]

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Pre Stitching

Initial Steps

I’ve decided that the first thing I’ll do is cut out a good bit of the plywood pieces and apply epoxy and glass where I can. I’m lucky to have a good amount of space but it will get small quick when the hull is stitched up. I’m also a little concerned about pieces possibly […]