GK's D15

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gk108
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GK's D15

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I've had the plywood for over 3 weeks now and I'm finally seeing real progress.
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I've started an album for the build here:
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Looking good gk.

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Stitched it all down, spot welded chines, bow and transom.
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Flipped it over and started to fillet and tape the seams. I set a block in putty for the bow eye.
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I think I'm going to like using a cheap silicone spatula for a filleting tool.
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Transom inside tabbing finished.
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My fillets are much better looking than on my Cheap Canoe.
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I did a lot of filleting and taping today.
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Spring has sprung and my stringers are strung!
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Now that all of the major interior work except the seat top is done, I've flipped it to finish the bottom glass work. I used the 2X4 bottom stiffeners to build a real stand to hold the boat for the remainder of construction. My belt sander got a good workout grinding off the spot welds and roughing the chine shape. I also cut the skeg.
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I really like the look of the D15, and yours is lookin' really nice! 8) Can hardly wait to see it finished!

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