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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Rushton Florida Rowboat -clean up and sand interior

Sam, Frank, Casey & Bob work from one stem to the
other to remove the SikaFlex caulking that oozed between
the planks.

From above, the Ruston begins to show its' beauty
Bob vacuumed the dust we created while sanding

Jennifer , a professional apprentice at CBMM helped
 apply the first coat of sealer

Two coats of sealer