OSPREY II, 1930, 28' Duke Mahogany Launch
Partial Bottom Replacement
1 The extent of required restoration work has been established. Fasteners and fittings are removed followed by the necessary removal of keel, planks, and ribs.
2 Bottom material has been removed in way of upcoming repair. Damaged ribs are repaired and new wedges replaced on bottom of ribs.
3 Wedges have been glued and varnished to ensure proper fit of the port and starboard garboard planks to the keel.
4 New keel installed and new planking begins.
5 Opening for the shaft has been bored through the keel, further planking progresses.
6 New planks in place with temporary screws and fender washers. Now ready for the garboard planks. Riveting of planks to the ribs will be completed at one time.