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Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

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Originally Posted by bigdogandy View Post
Replaced the old and nasty white plastic box that housed the electronics at the helm station with a box I made from some scrap teak I got from a neighbor at the dock, a piece of plexiglass from Home Depot, and a couple of plastic cupholders from West Marine. Total cost was about $20 bucks, not including the ratcheting crimper I bought to make up the electrical connections in the box.




Nice piece. I'd recommend against using ogee or other finely cut edges on deck though - very difficult to keep a finish on them. Simple roundovers are far more practical.
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