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Been working on this thing for over one year. Figured Id wait on doing a build thread until I got some paint on the hull.

Specs: 14 ft x 28" wide. 300 pound capacity.

Materials: Okume for the hull and bulk heads. Cedar for the deck support. Oak for nose reinforcement. Cypress for the fin box. Sitka Spruce and Mahogany for the deck. Mahogany for the transom

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Last pics.

Still have 3 or 4 more coats of bottom paint to do. Then polish the varnish after wet sanding. Then after several weeks Ill do the same to the bottom paint.

Then sea deck, leaning post, and RTIC cool to finish it off.
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Are you leaving the deck unpainted? That would look awesome with a combo of seadek on the standing areas.
 

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I guess if you made a tech poking skiff like that it would be too heavy. That thing would've been fine natural wood but I like the co!or you picked
very nice. So let's see if it floats
 
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Far too beautiful work to paint , man that is a work of art!. Can't wait to see a video on the water.I have an incredible mig brazing machine if you want some custom stuff done
 

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I guess if you made a tech poking skiff like that it would be too heavy. That thing would've been fine natural wood but I like the co!or you picked
very nice. So let's see if it floats
Thankfully I didnt have to do the math on the floating part. It should, but if it doesnt its gonna be a really cool looking couch
 

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Thankfully I didnt have to do the math on the floating part. It should, but if it doesnt its gonna be a really cool looking couch
Well that is a win, win either way! Nicely done.
 
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Second coat of paint. Learned so much between the first and second coat.

This was rolled with a very smooth 4 inch foam roller with rolled edges to prevent edge streaking. Thinned at 10%. I didn’t tip this coat and it came out much flatter.

And rookie move. I masked the fin box with tape. The solvent reacted with the glue in the tape which then caused a drying issue in a few spots near the fin box. Cleaned up the paint, degreased and I hope to god the issue is resolved.
 
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