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by stecks
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Constellation Bottom Repair - New Member In Need Of Reassembly Advice!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1782

Re: Constellation Bottom Repair - New Member In Need Of Reassembly Advice!!!

John, I attempted to send a direct message since you indicated you might be willing to discuss particulars one on one. I have just now resent it via instant message (within the site application). No big deal really, my question concerned treatment of major joints(whether I should apply a compound/se...
by stecks
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Constellation Bottom Repair - New Member In Need Of Reassembly Advice!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1782

Re: Constellation Bottom Repair - New Member In Need Of Reassembly Advice!!!

I just revisited this after some time away and noticed the additional follow-up contributions. I feel I must send thanks again to all for taking the time to respond to what I now realize was an overwhelming original post. I apologize for the shotgun approach, I've always had difficulty condensing th...
by stecks
Fri May 25, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Constellation Bottom Repair - New Member In Need Of Reassembly Advice!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1782

Re: Constellation Bottom Repair - New Member In Need Of Reassembly Advice!!!

Troy, Thanks for the reply, and no it does not confuse matters. I appreciate the summary of 5200 bottoms, I kind of gleaned that from forum research but was not sure about the potential applicability of the technique to cruiser or localized/spot repair. I think I'm convinced it is something I should...
by stecks
Sat May 19, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Constellation Bottom Repair - New Member In Need Of Reassembly Advice!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1782

Constellation Bottom Repair - New Member In Need Of Reassembly Advice!!!

Illinois/Mississippi River 1970 38' Carvel double planked bottom (1/4" plywood inner, 5/8" philippine mahogany outer). Original construction included canvas strips between inner and outer planking, at seams and along keel (and chine). Refurbishment Summary - Stem area inner plank repair by replaceme...