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16' Gentlemans Runabout #14: Rear Deck

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Blog entry by ashgrove posted 03-28-2013 10:15 PM 3751 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 13: Interior Stain Part 14 of 16' Gentlemans Runabout series Part 15: Front Deck »


Starting to install planking.


Installing rear deck.


Rear deck complete.



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Grandpa

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#1 posted 03-28-2013 11:21 PM

Beautiful work. Very nice!

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#2 posted 03-29-2013 12:54 AM

awesome work

-- Joel

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#3 posted 03-29-2013 01:09 AM

Love your work!

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#4 posted 03-29-2013 01:23 AM

Nice. How thick is that decking?

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#5 posted 03-29-2013 09:32 AM

It just looks better and better. What do you use to fill in between the boards?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 03-29-2013 02:33 PM

Thanks for your comments. The boat drawings call for 7/16 thick planks. I guess it is for the weight considerations and I’m going to use a yellow seam compound for the feature between the joints.

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#7 posted 03-29-2013 02:44 PM

I always admire the work boat makers do,great job.

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#8 posted 03-29-2013 02:45 PM

Great work. I can’t imagine how much satisfaction one derives from building or working on beautiful boats.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 03-29-2013 04:56 PM

Really enjoy boat building blogs … thanks for sharing

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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shipwright

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#10 posted 03-29-2013 05:01 PM

Thanks, I was expecting it to be pretty thin. They looked thicker. I’m happy now.
Keep us posted. It’s fun to watch some one else build a boat.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#11 posted 03-31-2013 01:56 AM

Thanks for the look see!

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