Cape Man's Dory

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I'm committed! Pulled out the piece of ash. I knew I kept it for something special twenty years ago...Image
Anyone that lives in Florida knows how hard it is to find a really nice, clean, piece of white ash! (yeah...joke...)
Cut an angle on what will be the top to shape it.
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Cut it in half and used a strap and lines from the boat to pull it tight against the side.
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After shaping it, strapped it up again and traced the top and ends with a pen.
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Then sanded the sides down to the glass along that line.
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Sanded the rails down to 220 grit and coated with epoxy.
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Beautiful piece of ash (joke again...love typing "piece of ash")
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Tomorrow will glue them on using epoxy with wood flour, very small, temporary bolts, big washers, and wing nuts.


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Nice work Cape Man!!!! Jeff

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You’re not one to mess around! Great progress

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Looks great Craig. :D That will make Clara ride drier for sure.
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very nice Craig,

I was thinking you had this on your to do list,
But I'm thinking now it was on your did it already list :lol:

For sure you are making this look easy.
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Second coat of epoxy on the rails today. Forgot how good saw dust and epoxy smell.
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I know these will look good. I just hope they work well for you.

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Larry B wrote: Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:46 am I was thinking you had this on your to do list,
But I'm thinking now it was on your did it already list :lol:
The Cape is calling the man.
He could probably build an aircraft carrier in 3 days if it meant not missing the trip. :D
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Aripeka Angler wrote: Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:45 pm The Cape is calling the man.
8)
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Nice bright work!
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