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  1. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    https://eg3ymw-ch3302.files.1drv.com/y4m0uiHTn6cqRIdvlBJbE1bw6Ip6E4lOoZqEHvmmTg2_LmjKki2qf5Ct8uOH9kMOsxf5CFZk68oOi9TUZEDnllCAyt-FVchxmJYpJoa0jT2M0kPHIvwzNDKaW0W04idiLeAdf-GSBN4QdZnUdXdsMOoJamXMAIVEJpf...
  2. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    Rain is over a week of rain.


    I got the curved pieces in and they fit well.
    I backed it up with the original board.

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    Re: New or old technique ?

    Those wood nails won't rot.
    Although what about wracking twisting pulling forces of a moving boat hull. I think you need to use these with glued construction.
    And I doubt they can penetrate well...
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    Yes and has been great fridge. I had been worried about the heads door handle, the fridge door running into it, but, the new fridge has this cut out built into the door, so it fits perfectly....
  5. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    This morn I ground both boards to curve properly to the shape matching the ply edge of the old board. They are not as stiff as the original board. Since the original board is still holding a good...
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    Re: Refastening Galv

    My experience too.
    Old genuine everdure bronze screws waste away without dezincing, because bronze is not supposed to have zinc. They still retain their strength even if the thread corrode away.
    I...
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    Re: Refastening Galv

    Removing thousands of old rusted in place nails from the 1930's?
    One at a time? Without causing big damage to the planking?

    How about instead, removing the entire plank, can they be pried...
  8. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    https://s20.postimg.org/mq516e8fx/20170704_162525.jpg


    Eventually i will repaint as the rose color I want to go more white.
    These were taken in july 2017.

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  9. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    fridge and an album. I made a freezer shelf to fit into the freezer, and added the ice maker.
    Fridge has been really good.
    https://photos.app.goo.gl/oUpRFGkleTFAvgHQ2...
  10. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    You can see the back area of the boat. Under all that teak was a lot of rotten wood. I knew about it for years, but when I noticed the inwhale looking bad port side, I decided it was time. I had done...
  11. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    Yes, and did this today
    Board marked out. Wife stood in middle with original curved board on top this big board with curve up.
    Then I outlined the edge. Since it was curved up, I lined up by eye...
  12. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    Came up with a better idea. I will make a replacement piece from this plank of wood. Still split down the middle for the concave inward bend.
    Then after I have it installed, I will cut off the...
  13. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    I bought a real nice piece of ground contact 2x10x10.
    Very blessed to find it first one I looked at.
    No knots, except 2 small ones on other side, which would be cut out if I use this as a...
  14. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    Here is the multi curved mahogany plywood rail board. This goes under the front edge of the rear plywood, and the teak screws on top the plywood.


    Back inside is in pretty good condition....
  15. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    http://www.deckmagazine.com/design-construction/framing/treated-wood-update_o

    Here is a good chart of the various PT types. The EL2 treatment does not use metals. It is not supposed to corrode...
  16. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    Hello Breakaway, thanks for the kind words.
    It is PT thru and thru, all the way through the wood for Southern Yellow Pines.
    Some woods the chemicals do not as easily penetrate.

    Have the...
  17. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    Have the corner rail support blocks installed. These were difficult to make, every face has a differing angle.
    And that rotting mahogany rear plywood support rail is off.
    And those posts need...
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    Showing the PT wood I replaced in 2006 on the other side, in fine shape, not degraded at all. Two white pieces are new wood....
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    Re: first restoration problems....

    PL375 is the wrong stuff to use.

    I use the PL premium 3x strength, found to be waterproof even between underwater seams at least by me.
    The PL 8x i read the tube says not waterproof and a premium...
  20. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    Got the ply screwed down, will seal it to surrounding structure later.
    I painted the edges with primer.


    Gluing on this inner piece of mahogany to the cabin side. A piece of SS trim goes on top...
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    Re: Made a bottom scraper from an old hand hoe

    Good idea, I think they just corroded away. I was surprised the bolt fell off too.
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    Re: first restoration problems....

    Thin sheets of FG cloth and resin are not going to work, waste of time and money and your effort.
    Like you found out they simply crack open. Wood will move, it will be a continual problem if you FG...
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    Re: Made a bottom scraper from an old hand hoe

    I like to do things as cheap as possible, but also competently. I have seen the floor scrapers, they have a much wider blade, (the ones I have seen) A wider blade will not concentrate the scraping...
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    Re: Made a bottom scraper from an old hand hoe

    Using a fender would definitely help a lot with that garden rake.

    Realized had not shown my modified hoe.
    Hoe being not too wide, can apply some decent scraping power concentrated on the edge....
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    Re: Made a bottom scraper from an old hand hoe

    Some feedback, back in July I got in and scraped the entire hull clean using both tools I made. The little hand scraper was very easy to use.
    With the modded hoe, I was able to reach all the way to...
  26. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    Got it finally fit the last ply support board. Was complicated by them not cutting things right long ago. Had to trim bottom edge of the cabin side, was too long by about 1/4".
    To make things look...
  27. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    Treated Ply sheet from Treated Lumber Outlet rated ground contact.
    Notice how nice it looks
    Edge is tight glued, not falling to pieces, not soaking wet.
    Will be perfect to lay under the teak.
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    I bought the 3/4 plywood from Treated lumber outlet, and is nice looking and dry and flat. It is rated for ground contact UC4A. Price was $35.


    Some of the new treatments are rated for ground...
  29. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    It was easier to build up the plywood support using glue and sawdust since it tapered to nothing at the forward plywood deck edge and is about 1/4 " too low at the other end of the support.

    And I...
  30. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    View from the other side. Shows the gap gone, was 1/4" wide where cabin side met the rear door are piece, whatever that is called.
    I do recall Egg Harbor had put a little filler piece to hide it....
  31. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    I am fixing an error that EggHarbor made almost 50 years ago.
    The mahogany plywood support piece that holds up the rear deck, a worker cut it at a 10* angle when should have been 5* angle.
    Then...
  32. Re: Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    All depends where the wood is going, I don't use PT wood for planking.
    I do use it for structural repairs. It looks just fine recut to shape on the saw.
    I did replace all the flybridge completely...
  33. SS deck screws. They seem to not be affected. ...

    SS deck screws. They seem to not be affected.
    All these are above waterline. Treated syp is a great durable wood, it keeps making me happy


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    All the repairs are screwed, a few are glued.
    The problem with treated wood and glues is helped if the wood surface to be glued is abraded-roughened up. Yes epoxy does not work as well as the...
  35. Rebuilding the framing under the teak decking aft port side

    I have an album setup.
    This is a job I wanted to do couple years ago. I did the starboard side 2 years ago, and it has been good.
    I am using PT lumber, has very few knots.
    I have done extensive...
  36. New headliner fabric used a polyester tablecloth.

    Replaced the beat up old headliner on the exterior by the doors.
    I used a polyester white tablecloth from walmart. Polyester is durable fabric.
    Sewed the edges over, stapled on with SS staples....
  37. Re: Mounting bronze transom steps, stagger offset or in line?

    Turned out I staggered them but not that wide, I stepped up on the lower step and picked up left foot and saw where it naturally wanted to go.
    So they overlap about 4 inches. Likely better for the...
  38. Re: Mounting bronze transom steps, stagger offset or in line?

    Thanks for that photo, that looks good.
    I also plan on putting them on the starboard side
  39. Re: Mounting bronze transom steps, stagger offset or in line?

    I have a swim platform with a ladder that goes into the water, so just need to move from that to the transom top.
  40. Re: Mounting bronze transom steps, stagger offset or in line?

    Sounds good for 6 inches staggering. will test this and see how it looks.

    A silpmate at my old marina with an old CrisCraft mid 60's houseboat put 4 of these inline, with no swim platform and it...
  41. Re: Mounting bronze transom steps, stagger offset or in line?

    As Breakaway said, stagger sideways?

    I seem to recall that is how they were.
    I am wondering how much staggering apart.
    They measure 10.75 inch wide, 4.5 inch depth.

    I looked online for...
  42. Mounting bronze transom steps, stagger offset or in line?

    Going to put these back on after years of being off.
    But I dont recall if they were originally straight or staggered.
    What is usually done?
    I can imagine a half step sideways offset might make...
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    Re: Stuffing Box Dilemma

    Maybe a sawzall can get in there to slice off that weird gear. You may be able to cut very close to the shaft, then use a chisel to split it open away from the shaft so it can slide. Perhaps cut on...
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    Re: Stuffing Box Dilemma

    'Sometimes no amount of brute force or heat to the coupling will make it come loose in which case the shaft will have to be cut.'
    That is the easy way out.
    Cut-grind across the coupling and split...
  45. Re: Eggharbor sliding doors, reglued the loose panel veneer edges

    I did a water hose spray test on these door and panels. They are totally dry sealed. The water beads up on the wood work.
    I closely looked and it actually has a tiny sheen, so its not totally flat....
  46. Re: Eggharbor sliding doors, reglued the loose panel veneer edges

    Thanks, I did not get all the grey out from the wood, the stain did a good job anyway. This is sort of a test to see how I like it, but once your committed you cant stop, you have to coat the whole...
  47. Re: Eggharbor sliding doors, reglued the loose panel veneer edges

    https://s20.postimg.org/6c9i1ho71/20170719_194945-_EFFECTS.jpg
    Another picture with a different sun.
  48. Re: Eggharbor sliding doors, reglued the loose panel veneer edges

    The starbrite natural light became a nice medium brown color.
    I sort of like it.
    I used to have a reddish tone to the wood.
    I will get more and refinish the transom and the seats up top.
    I would...
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    Re: Sealant comments please

    Absolutely put the sealer under the fittings, and wipe off the excess. And I don't use any silicone sealers.
    Dolphinite will dry out and crack?
    My old boat someone had used it and there was this...
  50. Re: Eggharbor sliding doors, reglued the loose panel veneer edges

    Inside view, I glued down the loose veneer here on the edges.
    Posted using onedrive, medium sized photos. I could have used large.
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