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Coaming Rim

Oarlocks and coaming rim trim fabrication.
Starboard, aft coaming rim, prepped for bedding of extrusion; Teak oarlock mount in place.
Starboard, aft coaming rim, prepped for bedding of extrusion; Teak oarlock mount in place.
Oarlock mount detail -- locks about 15 inches aft of the front of the engine box.
Oarlock mount detail -- locks about 15 inches aft of the front of the engine box.
Trex extrusion milled on table saw, planer and shaper, about 5/4 by 4/4; kerfing needed to make bends.
Trex "extrusion" milled on table saw, planer and shaper, about 5/4 by 4/4; kerfing needed to make bends.
Extrusion dry fit, starboard side. Pedestal later removed.
Extrusion dry fit, starboard side. Pedestal later removed.
This stuff takes tons of clamps, because of the kerfing:  every 6 inches as a minumim separation.
This stuff takes tons of clamps, because of the kerfing: every 6 inches as a minumim separation.
And, tons of bedding to get good distribution; lots of squeezeout up top, but the legs needed a second pass.
And, tons of bedding to get good distribution; lots of squeezeout up top, but the legs needed a second pass.
Detail of a cleaned up section of the finished installation.  Should I paint this or leave it retro?
Detail of a cleaned up section of the finished installation. Should I paint this or leave it "retro?"
Aft starboard extrusion, completed.
Aft starboard extrusion, completed.
Last detail before initial sea trial (the sheer guard can wait):  Stainless keel guard under the bow; more 4200 work.
Last detail before initial sea trial (the sheer guard can wait): Stainless keel guard under the bow; more 4200 work.
HIN stenciled on coaming rim, and Dremeled in place.  Strong side lighting brings out the HIN.
HIN stenciled on coaming rim, and Dremeled in place. Strong side lighting brings out the HIN.