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What is the best material and method to seal the planks of a Mahogany Cabin on a 1956 Monk Motor Yacht?
Hello. I own a 1956 Monk 40 Ft Bridgedeck Motor Yacht. I have several topside Cabin leaks. I am wondering what is the best material to use when …
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Should white oak ribs for a small boat show the grain vertically or horizontally at the end of the rib?
Plywood boat seam restoration
I am trying to restore an old Mirror and I am finding it very difficult to find info online about how to seal the seams between the plywood construction. …
Borum Star Chief
Hi, I was recently given a borum star chief 15ft. I was woundering if anyone has a picture of an original boat so I can see what it was supposed to …
Restoration of 1907 Mylne design 32' canoe stern
Mylne design 1907. She's been in side the shed for 4 years and really dried out. Almost see through gaps in some of the planking below the water …
Stem Repair/Replacement on my 1964 24ft Chris Craft
I own a 1964 24ft Lapstrake Hull, Chris Craft. I have sistered 80 % of the frames but want to repair/teplace the Stem in the Bow. Any Suggestions. …
sealing seams of teak bottom planks on 12' skiff heidi
Hi- I am doing some restoration work on the 12 ft skiff- heidi. It has a lapstrake hull and flat bottom cross-planked with teak deck boards. What …