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Corbie 5 IOM fiberglassed

We've had a lot of snow in Seattle, which is pretty rare, but it's allowed me to work on the Corbie 5 IOM.

Last night I finished the planking. This morning I sanded and shaped the hull.




Then I fiberglassed it with 1.4 oz. cloth.


Here's how it looks now.




I'll trim the excess cloth in about 3-4 hours when it reaches the "green" stage. It cuts very easily with a hobby knife at that point.

Will let it cure, and then tomorrow I'll lightly sand it and then add a second coat of epoxy.

Looks OK. The cedar is really nice and dark. But my planking... Gawd. Even my keelson plank isn't perfectly straight.

I'm going to continue to make this hull, but probably as a practice one. I'll use it as a learning experiment, especially for the planking, the keel box area, and the foredeck. After that I may set it aside and make a better one if I have the energy for it!



Aloha!




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  1. Hi

    Great job! If you want contact me on FB: https://www.facebook.com/markuspmueller and if you want: https://iomprojekt.blogspot.com

    Best regards

    Markus

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