Just registered, and this is my first post
This thread will be my build up of my new project, along with the many questions i will have.
File comment: At the yard
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Couldn't afford to by a full boat, so I bought a third of one. I got it cheap enough and with the hope of turning it into a serious offshore machine. My plans are to turn it into a centre console or a centre cab.
File comment: In the Shed
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Got the the floor out
File comment: Floor stripped and out
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So, at the moment it is all a bit of a mess. Not sure of the year of the hull and it used to be a stern drive. All of the wood in the floor was wet and rotten, so that had to come out.
I have never done this before so any help would really be much appreciated. I probally have taken on a task a bit too big, but i hope to learn along the way
I would also appreciate it if someone would be able to help me with the centre cab design. what i am after is a cab big enough for two people to sit in, dry storage space and previsions for a porta potty.
any other design ideas would also be handy, in terms of clever storage ideas and things that you would incorporate in to a boat if you were building it from the ground up.
So now that the floor and stringers are out, what would be the next step in preparing the hull for the new stringers?