ARDMORE, 1916, 26' Minett Launch
Covering Board Replacement
1 Close up view of cutwater where it meets the covering boards.
2 Decking has been stripped of varnish and deck seams raked. Covering boards have been removed and are in the process of being replaced with new. Detail of a keyed joint is shown in this photo.
3 Both parts of the keyed joint are in place, fastened with screws and screw holes plugged.
4 New covering boards are installed. Gunnels sitting on the deck prior to re-installation.
5 Detail of the sculpted covering board and fit to the cutwater.
6 Hardware, freshly re-plated with nickel is re-installed after stain, varnish and finish work is complete.