THE MATTHEW / Lumberyard

donfarr

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hi all an update on THE MATTHEW/LUMBERYARD, need your input Daves before continuing, just to check that i am on the right track, pictures show the sanding of the filler pieces and the bottom of the bulheads, am I on the right track

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donfarr

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Made a little progress still concentrating on the GUNBOAT PHILADELPHIA, TRYING TO FINISH HER IN 2 to 3 weeks, and then get serious on the MATTHEW BUIL AND I HAVE A QUESTION FOR DAVE STEVENS, you describe very well what to do when shapping the hull if a bulkhead is out to far I have 2 bulkheads that are leaning in how do I fix those you can probally see it in one of my pictures

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NMBROOK

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Hi Don

If you mean the one close to the stern,I would slice it off with a razor saw flush the where the deck will sit.Then drill a hole where it sits and one in the end of the piece you removed.Reglue back in position using a short length of abraded brass rod as a dowel in the holes you drilled and use epoxy not wood glue.I have done this in the past and the section of the bulkhead ends up stronger than the rest.You will have to clamp a length of planking across the bulkheads to clamp the loose piece to as the glue dries to hold it in line.

Kind Regards

Nigel
 
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