Dowager Restoration

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Fitting a garboard plank to the twist and curve of a boat such as the Dowager is tricky business.

 

Here Mike Becker shapes a piece to fit the angle of the keel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It fits perfectly! Note the clamps and braces required to force and hold the plank in position.

 

 

 

The Dowager is coming back to life - one plank at a time!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cotton is driven into seams between hull planks.

 

 

 

 

Hull planking receives initial fairing.

 

 


 

A bottom plank takes shape.

 

 

 


 

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Near Completion  Moving out of the shop  Ready to Launch  In the water

 

 

Contact:
Dennis Montgomery

Cayuga Wooden Boatworks


800.570.5335


6301 Water St.
Cayuga, NY 13034
Voice: 315.253.7447

435 Taughannock Blvd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Voice: 607.272.1581
Fax: 607.272.1601


Email: dennis@cayugawoodenboatworks.com

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