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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

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    This weekend I cleaned out the caulking joint between the rub rail and the covering board on the starboard side.

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    I noticed when sighting down the rub rail there were spots where...
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    Re: 1949 Alden Malabar Jr. "Nixie"

    What a beautiful boat.
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    Re: Hartley TS16 restoration

    Very cool little boat!
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    Re: 1962 Bluejay Keel Rot

    Welcome aboard! You, Sir, have most assuredly found rot! In my book there is only one way to deal with this. Remove all of the affected wood and replace it with sound wood. This will likely be...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    I hadn't thought of collecting the dust to use as a thickener for filling. Luckily I still have a few miles of wood to sand. I agree with your wife, btw. I use a full face respirator when I sand...
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    Yes. That's what I want to know in particular. If I seal first, will the wood absorb and hold the stain. My gut tells me no, but my brain reminds me that we are not all that bright so best to...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Does anyone know the answer to my sealer question a few posts back?
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    I'm glad we got that settled! There's not going to be a quiz is there??

    I've been waiting for the seam compound in the starboard topside to set up a bist so I can do some sanding. No dice so far,...
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    Re: Tasmanian mini tug build

    Wow, she looks great!
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Agreed! Though technically I believe it's spelled with a capital "D"
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Well I guess I understand why I didn't know what they were called now! lol
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    The toe rail had a poorly done repair. I cut it out and will scarf in a proper section and reinstall the fair lead...or bow chock? rope guide! What is this thing called?
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    Some spot putty to fill the pin holes
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Slow cooker...great idea!
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Good input. Thank you.
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    On a totally unrelated topic, I've had marine cook tops on the brain. I'm a hundred years away from installing one, but I'm interested in hearing what others have chosen and why. I'm undecided...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    That's interesting, and a valid concern. My hull has been dry for a long time. I'm a bit concerned about putting something too hard between the planks. I have a couple jars of slick seam kicking...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Heat it is! I'll pick up a small hot plate to heat my double boiler and give it a shot. I like the canvas idea too. I was trying to smooth the seams while the brown was fresh. It seemed the more...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    I managed to get all of the seams on the starboard side filled with Interlux compound. White above the waterline and brown below. Upon reading about how stiff the brown material is on other...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Thank you. Feels like a snail's pace, but getting there!
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Speak the truth Jim...It was her you missed, not me! She's coming along and I'm happy with how things are turning out. My youngest son is off to college next week, so I will likely be spending more...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Thanks man! Congrats on your new project...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Never! I still love working on her as much as the day I started...Besides, I'm not bright enough to scare easily!
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Since my last post I've caulked what seems like a million miles of seam with cotton and primer, replaced numerous plank edges, and generally put hours into repairing and fairing the starboard...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    OK...I've been away for a while after being frustrated by the third party photo hosting debacle. I have yet to find a good and affordable solution. Has anyone else discovered the best way to do...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Anyone ever used a primer called Aquagard 181?
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    It's been a little while since I've posted...not because work hasn't been ongoing, but because it's been monotonous and non photogenic. I've now managed to get all of the seams on the starboard side...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    I absolutely love this pic!
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Those covering boards look scary slippery! It's always been a toss up in my mind between gorgeous varnish and safety anyhow...lol
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Well I appreciate the idea Scott. I assumed the ends of the covering board would be a high risk spot for cracking, but hadn't considered the rub rail. With any luck the covering boards will see...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc428/stangusso/WP_20161113_002836_zpsexygxaaw.jpg

    I managed to get the new rub rails installed on the port and starboard sides. I started by making a deck...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    I "milled" 84 feet of rub rail tonight. I ripped off at corner of the blanks at about 40 degrees to match the previous rail. I then had to temporarily re attach the corner to a pair of rails so I...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Well that brings back some memories! Nice work!
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    I finally got to use some gorgeous genuine mahogany that I've had on the shelf for quite a while. I planed it down to an inch and a quarter to make the new rub rails from. I also prepped the entire...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Great idea. Thank you for the input. I like that idea a lot...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    I just had a thought...more of a question I guess... If I cut a rabbet into the rub rail I will not have a space between the rub rail and covering board that is centered in the rabbet. I would...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    So it was ok to suggest bondo for my tub huh Scott? lol. Bondo is still better that 5200!
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Good call Scott. I hadn't thought of that. I planned to just seal the rub rail on with Life Caulk. Perhaps a narrow deck seam all along the rub rail will solve the cracking and look good too. I...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Aww, that's nothing a healthy slathering of bondo won't fix....lol
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    I finally have all of the covering boards permanently installed! It's a bit of a milestone. I actually roughed them out quite a while ago but decided that I needed to finish a bunch of other things...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    Thanks! It feels good to be back... I still have reefing and caulking to do amid ship and forward, as well as the afore mentioned butt blocks. She's starting to come together tho! I've managed to...
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    I believe I have identified and replaced all of the bad planks on the hull. There are still one or two edges I may need to freshen up as I move forward with the bottom caulking. I have now...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Nice work. You've inspired me to get back on my project. Thanks!
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc428/stangusso/WP_20161002_005_zpsn975qxch.jpg
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    Re: Restoration of a 1935 Richardson Cruisabout

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc428/stangusso/WP_20161002_012_zpsgfyxvhct.jpg

    I also got another 400 bungs cut and installed.
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    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc428/stangusso/WP_20161002_013_zps7ybkmwgz.jpg

    Did the final fitting of the transom planks, fastened them all, and plugged them.
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    Re: 1953 38' Monk Tricabin

    Welcome to the special place in hell reserved for those of us foolish enough to restore cruisers.... All kidding aside, she is a gorgeous boat. I'm looking forward to this unfolding.
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    Re: Concordia Yawl #26 Restoration

    Beautiful job Chuck. I'm excited to see this unfold!
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Hmmmmm, it's as if I've seen this someplace before...
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