KARA Boat Construction
The pieces for the bottom skeleton of the little boat are on the
sawhorses. The completed skeleton of the "hummer" is in the
background awaiting a bottom and deck.
Bottom skeleton of the smaller boat completed.
Applying the bottom to the smaller boat (note: center section is
Bottom on "hummer" done, now is the time to paint the interior.
Putting the deck on the "hummer", once the decking is done sand
the excess flush with the gunnel. (note: interior painted and smaller
boat in the background is ready to glass)
Small boat glassed and painted (note: "hummer" in back is ready to glass)
From time to time you may notice drawings on the bottoms of the
boats. All the people around here decorate the bottoms of the their boats with
an original sketch by the builder. In turn the bottoms of these boats
are not painted. If you want to seal the fiberglass, a good coat of
polyurethane will work just fine.