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Friday, November 16, 2012
Swept Deck for Deilginis
There are few things more satisfying than completing a timber swept deck.
The most important things to get right while preparing the deck is to make the coamings fair and as equal as possible on both sides of the boat, and also to set and mark out the king plank. It is very difficult to hide differences between the two sides.
The king plank has been widened by two cheeks around the mast, just to reinforce it.
Now that the deck is fully laid, the screw holes will be plugged, and the entire deck sanded to a fair surface. The grooves for the sikaflex will then be corrected with a chisel. It is then ready to seal.