|Chris gluing up white oak for new toe rails forward|
|Detail of glue joint|
|He steamed for 1 ½ hours once temperature was up in the steam box|
|Chris and Luke clamping the hot piece in place. |
The oak was easy to bend – rubbery.
|Success – happy men|
|A couple planks needed new ends scarfed on. |
This is aftermost top plank on starboard side.
|Luke milling a step scarf to repair the rot in side deck inside faces|
|Detail of step scarf|
|Chris grinding fiberglass sheathing off deck edge forward |
after removal of the old toe rails