Thursday, February 2, 2012

To N Fro Photos

Scarph joint where new keel meets old

Peeling back the planking to get at the stem

New knee and rotten stem (black area on the vertical board)

from the inside looking out

Damaged planks removed. Found two ribs that are partially rotten.

fitting new oak keel, pix from port side view

refining line with batten

using awls to pick up measurements, old keel in background

marking and fitting new keel

Damage to planking., 1/4" of wood was preventing a breach in the hull


Installing new keel with bronze bolts. Thank you Fritz for all Photos and captions.

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