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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Rosie's Chine Log Revealed

Marc Barto sawing lower plank, port side, to reveal Rosie's original chine log.

Marc carefully sawing to preserve original chine log.

Marc Barto and volunteer Cliff Stretmater removing lower plank to expose original chine log

Original chine log exposed near transom, port side. Note the sweep upward at the transom.

Lower plank completely removed. Chine log will be removed next intact and used as a pattern for new chine log to be fabricated.

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