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Originally Posted by DeepFrz
I don't see any reason that you couldn't cut out the rotted area and scarf in a piece of wood to replace the area cut out. If I were doing it I would sand everything back to good wood and then coat the wood with several coats of epoxy resin, perhaps even adding several layers of fiberglass cloth to the top. Make sure there is no rot back where the shelf joins the bulkhead.

That is my plan. I was even to drill some holes and fill the boards with epoxy to add strenth between the boards. Thanks
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