I have a vintage fiberglass Eastside that I am going to deck in a manner similar to the layout of the DC10 from boulder boat works with the raised rear hatch and combined passenger seat and storage.…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Wackowski Aug 5, 2011.
Well I went ahead and skipped some of the boring pictures (I took a bunch) and went right in to the good pictures with noticable progress. I got all the bulkheads cut then went to work sanding the inside of the hull down so I could epoxy them all in place. Once the bulkheads were in solid I took out the original seats. I left them in to help hold the hulls shape throughout the work. I also got to work fitting the rear deck and starting to work on the most forward edge of it's connection to…Continue
Posted on May 8, 2012 at 9:30pm
These posts are a little picture heavy but I'm on a roll and don't have much time for chatter... please comment or ask questions though!
so here's the progress at the end of the last post. I like it when stuff fits where I wanted it to go!
Here's the framework for the gutter system. These gutters are based on the design of the newer OARS Dories…Continue
Posted on April 11, 2012 at 1:41pm
Finally getting to work on the decking. Ordered some marine plywood and started out glassing the whole thing. I did some scale mockups of the pieces I wanted to cut and messed around on some scale plywood so I could get maximum use and waste as little material as possible.
Posted on April 11, 2012 at 1:27pm — 4 Comments
I worked today on painting the boat name and the stripe on the boat today. Almost finished but the weather threatened rain and I had to roll the boat back inside. The stripe has some taper to it... 1/4" every 30". The name is the Jenny Lind. Named after Jenny Lind Rock in Echo Park, Dinosaur National Monument. The process is time consuming but it's pretty cheep and technically easy once you can visualize the paint and tape layers.…Continue
Posted on September 4, 2011 at 6:33pm — 2 Comments