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Probably so. The cabin and cockpit sides are single cut boards. Ya ain't gonna find Honduran or Luan like that anymore.

The biggest piece of Honduran I could find lately was 4"X8"X8' for $300.00. Just big enough to cut some needed joinery out of. The bulwarks were originally 35' pieces of clear grain single board Honduran. Various hickeys (like Hugo in Puerto Rico as a cat 5) resulted in some scarfs being put in. Very, very nice work and wood but not original. She was one of 7 boats in the anchorage out of 83 to still be floating after Hugo. Not without having other boats thrown against her though. Hence the damage she took. This story per the PO who owned her then.

Baggett and Sons Marine Restoration
The Landing at Colony Wharf
Bellingham, WA.

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