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Salt Bay Skiff – 98% There

Today the Salt Bay Skiff is 98% complete. A few more coats to her brightwork and some touch up to her off-white.

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Salt Bay Skiff – Fit the Seats

Today we permanently fit the seats and inwales and trimmed out the green. Tomorrow we’ll sand and varnish the brightwork.

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Salt Bay Skiff – Third Coat Off-White

Late this afternoon the second coat of the interior off-white was dry so I applied the third and final coat. I then removed the masking tape. Tomorrow we will be able to get very close to finishing.

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Salt Bay Skiff – Pettit EZPoxy Off-White

Yesterday I applied the first coat of Pettit EZPoxy off-white, temporarily fit the inwales, applied white marine filler to the top of the gunwales, and varnished the breasthook.

Today the second coat of off-white was applied and varnished was applied to both sides of the inwales. Tomorrow, the third coat of off-white will be applied.

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Salt Bay Skiff – Side Hull Frames

This morning I fared the 410 faring filler smooth and then permanently fit the 16 side hull frames. Then I taped off the breast hook and transom knees and painted the top edge of the gunwale guard jade green.

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Salt Bay Skiff – Cut and Fit Custom Frames

Today I finished cutting and custom fitting each frame. Then I removed them and applied a coat of West 410 faring compound. Tomorrow I’ll fare with 150 grit and fit each frame permanently.

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Salt Bay Skiff – Interior Fiberglass

This morning I got started on the interior by fiberglassing the inter chines, filling gunwale guard screw holes and drilling the two 9/16” holes in the bow for the painter-line.

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Salt Bay Skiff – Turned Over

This evening a friend came by to help turn over the Salt Bay Skiff. Tomorrow we being the interior work.

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Salt Bay Skiff – Pettit Off-White 3rd Coat

This afternoon I applied the third coat of off-white to her sides.

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Salt Bay Skiff – Pettit Jade Green

This morning I trimmed out the skiff in Pettit Jade green.

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