The plans for this boat are free on the internet at:

South Haven Dory

We mix the epoxy in these 9 oz. cups because.....

They fit so nicely into these nested 12 oz. Styrofoam cups.

Into which we put ice and water to keep the epoxy mix cool. You can just barely see the crushed ice in this cup.

The we precut all the fiberglass strips.

And did a dry run of the tape placement

We wetted the wood about 3" on each side of the joints with epoxy. The epoxy/wood-flour mixture was squeezed into the joints through a plastic bag with a hole cut in the corner.

After putting epoxy with wood flour filler into the joints and making a smooth radius, we covered the joints with fiberglass tape and wetted the tape with epoxy.

The plans said to lay the tape dry and then wet it with epoxy. After doing the insides I think it would have been better to wet the tape on the bench, and then place it in position

The inside joints all laid up. Now DON'T TOUCH for 24 hrs.

We will post more as things move along.

NEXT THE BOTTOM

ENCAPSULATING THE BOTTOM

THE INSIDE

THE GU'NALES

THE SEAT

THE THOLE PINS

THE SKEG

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