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Monday, March 14, 2011

Replacing Edna's Forward Hatch

CBMM's shipwrights and apprentices have continued their wok on the Forward Hatch. 



Drifting final pieces of trunk in place


Laying out for our hatch glue up.


Milling bead board for Delaware.


Drilling for dowel placement using jig.

Setting up dowel jig.



Hatch assembled, deck planks in and ready for caulking, bunging and paint.







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