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Chesapeake 17 LT Construction (start date 3/4/2000)

#1 Setting Up Shop (3/4/2000)
#2 Setting Up Shop (3/4/2000)
#3 Laying Out the Kit (3/4/2000)
#1 Gluing Up The Panels (3/13/2000)
#2 Scarf Joint (3/13/2000)
#3 Scarf Joint (3/13/2000)
#4 Aft Hatch Before Gluing (3/13/2000)
#5 Forward Hatch Glued and Clamped (3/13/2000)
#6 Lots of Clamps Used On the Hatches (3/13/2000)
#7 When They Say Lots of Clamps I Used 37 When Glueing Shearclamps On (3/18/2000)
#8 But I Made A Sandwich And Glued Both Shearclamps At Once (3/18/2000)
#9 Wired the sides together and the bottom panels (3/23/2000)
#10 Wired the sides together (3/23/2000)
#11 Four flat pieces of wood (3/25/2000)
#12 Coming together (3/25/2000)
#13 All wired up almost ready for fillets (3/25/2000)
#14 Flipped the "canoe" over (4/15/2000)
#15 Bow Wired the seams are tight (4/15/2000)
#16 Bow Seams from the inside (4/15/2000)
#17 Inside of the kayak before applying the fillets(4/15/2000)
#18 Applied the fillets and glass reinforcing(4/22/2000)
#19 Fillet and fiberglass tape into the bow (4/22/2000)
#20 Thickened epoxy fillets and fiberglass tape (4/22/2000)
#21 Temporary installation of the forward bulkhead (4/22/2000)
#22 Temporary installation of the aft bulkhead (4/22/2000)
#23 Aft hatch glued up and clamped(4/22/2000)
#24 Main deckbeam over the cockpit (6/20/2000)
#25 Forward deckbeam at the bow (6/20/2000)

 

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