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Just curious, why did you pick Madrona and Cherry?
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Just curious, why did you pick Madrona and Cherry?
was just wondering the same thing... looks great though, much more durable than the teak / holly plywood veneer that most boats have.
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Trying to keep my head above water... Soccer tourniments, running the teams web site and having a litter of puppies has gotten in the way latly, but I managed a couple hours in the shop yesterday.

In answer as to why I chose Madrona and cherry, the simple answere is... I had it.
From past experiences I knew their color retention qualties would give me a very close aproximation of teak and holly, the only reservation I had at all is madrona is not a very stable wood compared to teak. This is also why I chose to go with an epoxy finish to lock it down as best as posibal.

Any hoo have a look see.....

I let sanding dust in the shop settel overnight and I will finish it today if nothing drages me away.

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Well first off I want to apologise for not getting shots of the first coat going on...I thought the camera was on, but it was on pause...Bummer!...so you missed out on the coolest part of wood working for me, which is watching the awesome spectacle of transformation from raw wood, come to life with the depth and luster of an applied finish right before your eyes.

Any way It turned out as expected, so I am very pleased...This will be a vast improvement over original and match the rest of the boat's sole very well.


Thanks for watching all these videos.... and stay tuned for the last one, which will be the install into the boat.

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Just found this after seeing it mentioned in another thread. Way to go Scott! Looks great and I got to see a few tools that are going on the wish list. Thanks for taking the time to document this project. I thought the use of the clock as a reference in the video was great.
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Still, dude, I just found these...holy crap!!! Awesome work.

When's the next one?
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Oh they are great vids, thats for sure. What amazes me most is how neat and tidy the bugger remains. I only need to look at a glue gun or a paint brush to end up vaguely resembling PigPen from the old Peanuts comic strip.
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