Thursday, March 7, 2013

Sanding, Fairing, 'Glass and then, Paint!

A plywood hull offers vast smooth expanses, but where it is joined or scarfed requires much fairing, smoothing and disguising the "boxy" reputation.  The stem, ready for fiberglass cloth ...

I realized I didn't take any pictures of the 'glassing process.  I was way too busy building up consecutive "green" coats to fill the weave of the cloth.  Started at 0600 and finished by 2300.  But after fairing that, epoxy primer followed.

A view aft, between coats ...

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