"I'm planning the same thing, was thinking of epoxy/painting while its still flat (not attached to stem and transom). Did you oil the inside??? My current plan to oil the inside, except the rails, seats, and brace where…"
"I refinished some wood oars filling the cracks with T-88 two part epoxy without cutting the v. Worked great. If you save some sawdust from sanding you can mix that in for strength. After sanding, I finished with Total Boat penetrating epoxy,…"