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1946 Gar Wood Ensign Staining Complete 03 03 2015

1946 Gar Wood Ensign Staining Complete 03 03 2015

Staining day for the 1946 Gar Wood Ensign is complete. Our aggressive bleaching, which involved keeping the wood well-soaked with bleach for 19 hours, created the perfect palette for the Interlux Interstain we scrubbed into the wood the process has worked as planned is clear from the homogeneity of ...

Gar Wood Ensign Please Do Not Fiberglass Wood Boats!

Gar Wood Ensign Please Do Not Fiberglass Wood Boats!

Here is the next installment on our 1946 GarWood Ensign restoration project. With everything removed from the hull, we have flipped her onto boat dollies in preparation for removing the planking, repairing all the failed, rotted and broken framework beneath them and then installing a 5200 boat spent...

46 Gar Wood Ensign Planking Upate 2 5 2015

46 Gar Wood Ensign Planking Upate 2 5 2015

Planking will begin in full speed tomorrow, even though full speed when it comes to planking is more like plodding through waist-deep snow. Thankfully having the original planking intact is helping us, but those boards are pushing 70 years old. Understandably, they have not held their original dimen...

46 Gar Wood Ensign Topside Planking Issues Decisions Before Us 12 31 2013

46 Gar Wood Ensign Topside Planking Issues Decisions Before Us 12 31 2013

Once the two layers have been fabricates and installed, with everything completely bedded in 3M 5200, our attention will turn to the topside and transom planks. In this video we walk you through the conversation and the decisions we will be making in consort with our recommendations, the cases for w...

'46 Gar Wood Ensign Tosides Transom Stripped 10 11 13

'46 Gar Wood Ensign Tosides Transom Stripped 10 11 13

It was a long week, but finally, the 1946 Gar Wood Ensign's bottom planking - both layers - and failed battens have been released. That the topsides and transom are completely stripped of fiberglass resin, house paint used below the waterline and best of all, the thick, layers of hideous stain varni...

46 Gar Wood Ensign Project Re Launch One Year Later February 2, 2015

46 Gar Wood Ensign Project Re Launch One Year Later February 2, 2015

A community member dinged us for apparently abandoning keeping all of you updated on the '46 Gar Wood Ensign since we last presented her in February 2014. Well, the fact is that there was nothing to update. Yes, we replaced many topside fasteners and filled a myriad of bung holes before we faired, p...

1946 Gar Wood Ensign Deconstruction Continues 10 1 13

1946 Gar Wood Ensign Deconstruction Continues 10 1 13

We are continuing deconstructing the 1946 Gar Wood Ensign below the waterline. It took him five hours, but using a heat gun and sharpened putty knife John successfuly removed fhe fiberglass resin from the chine, three bottom-most topside will at least use the bottom planks as patterns, so are being ...

46 Gar Wood Ensign Why Refastening Topside Planks Is A Must 2 5 2014

46 Gar Wood Ensign Why Refastening Topside Planks Is A Must 2 5 2014

I cannot begin to remember how many times I have heard, "Hey, those bungs - or that filler - look fine. I cannot see where they have popped, so the fasteners beneath them must be fine."Hmmmm. And, as this clip conveys in detail, my typical response is to suggest, "Let's do the press t...

'46 Gar Wood Ensign Releasing Topside Planks   Filling Fastener Holes 1 14 2014

'46 Gar Wood Ensign Releasing Topside Planks Filling Fastener Holes 1 14 2014

With the two planks just above the chine released and John tooth picking the fastener holes, my attention now turns to releasing the same port-side video illustrates, complete with the evaporating narrator, our three-step procedure for removing the fasteners. Were the topsides destined to be finishe...

46 Gar Wood Ensign Bottom Rebuild Update 12 31 2013

46 Gar Wood Ensign Bottom Rebuild Update 12 31 2013

The 1946 Gar Wood Ensign restoration project hit a major milestone today as John has fabricated, fit, sealed (with two coats of CPES) and installed new bottom framing from stem to stern. In this report we take you through the process he has employed.After he walks us through the four cardboard templ...

Addressing Transom Planking Issues 1946 Gar Wood Ensign 1 8 2014

Addressing Transom Planking Issues 1946 Gar Wood Ensign 1 8 2014

Removing the bottom transom plank led us to begin testing the bungs and fasteners in the next two. As we suspected, over 3/4 of the fasteners turned easily in either direction, and many of them simply fell out as they were correct path forward is clear. All three planks will be removed, with the top...

'46 Gar Wood Ensign Bottom Framing Deconstruction Complete 10 7 13

'46 Gar Wood Ensign Bottom Framing Deconstruction Complete 10 7 13

We stared at 0-dark 100 this morning, and finished stripping out and numbering the battens and plank joint backing blocks, all of which must be replaced. Next came releaaing the forward lift rod, keel and the gripe, and now a bucket full of rotted and broken bolts and you will see as this clip begin...

46 Gar Wood Ensign Bottom Filling & Fairing 1 10 2014

46 Gar Wood Ensign Bottom Filling & Fairing 1 10 2014

We applied two coats of CPES late yesterday so that we can be sure that every countersink hole and all edges are completely sealed against moisture John is finishing up applying the first of two coats of 3M Marine Premium Filler. We chose the Premium over an epoxy like Smith's Fill-It Epoxy Filler f...

'46 Gar Wood Ensign Deconstructing The Bottom Framing 10 4 13

'46 Gar Wood Ensign Deconstructing The Bottom Framing 10 4 13

What a difference a week makes! As of this evening, we have stripped all of the framing battens out of the 1946 Gar Wood Ensign. The owner hoped we could reuse them, but doing so just makes neither economic nor functional bottom planking is fastened both to the large frame members and to these batte...

Building Small Boats - Gar Wood Boat Plans

Building Small Boats - Gar Wood Boat Plans

Get Building Small Boats here The Internet is full of boat plans. Many companies sell boat plans for a small price. However, they aren't all worth the price. A lot of plans found online are quite old, so the finished boat could be an older design which might have several technical faults in the hull...

1946 Gar Wood Ensign Staining Day 3 03 2015

1946 Gar Wood Ensign Staining Day 3 03 2015

It is staining day for the 1946 Gar Wood we confirmed using our moisture meter that the wood is back to about 15% or less moisture content, we lightly hand sanded the entire surface with 80 grit dry paper, vacuumed it and then washed it down with Interlux 202 Ensigns were originally much browner tha...

46 Gar Wood Ensign 3m 5200 Bottom In Place 1 9 2013

46 Gar Wood Ensign 3m 5200 Bottom In Place 1 9 2013

Today is 3M 5200 buttering day, a time when we trowel 5200 to the entire bottom (in sections) of the 1946 Gar Wood Ensign and then fasten down the final skin that we fabricated earlier in the week.Acting in consultation with our owner, and because this boat will be presented as restored not preserve...

1946 Gar Wood Ensign Gets Her New Keel 10 24 13

1946 Gar Wood Ensign Gets Her New Keel 10 24 13

It is Thursday, October 24, and John has completed fabricating and provisionally fitting the white oak blank that will become this 1946 Gar Wood Ensign's new original keel was broken through-and-through, and was badly hogged. Clamping the new keel to the frame has aligned all of the frames anew, whi...

1946 Gar Wood Ensign Deck Planking Update 02 12 2015

1946 Gar Wood Ensign Deck Planking Update 02 12 2015

We are nearing a major milestone on the 1946 Gar Wood Ensign deck replanking portion of this restoration project.Fabricating two small sections of planking, fastening them bedded in 3M5200, bunging the countersinks and sawing the excess away, and we will be ready for sanding and fairing the decks an...