Category: Floors

Main Salon Floor Supports

After a couple weekends of cutting, framing and glassing, the main salon floors are permanently in! As mentioned in the previous post, the supports are 1 1/2″ coosa board. Framed using structural adhesive and 4 inch stainless tapping screws. For…

Bilges are Done!

This weekend I removed the main salon temporary floors, to get down in the bilge to finish the glasswork. Recall that, with the keel repair a year ago, the plywood/fiberglass atop the bilge had to be removed. To reseal it,…

Aft Floor Supports

The new year is off to a good start with the aft floor joists and pads permanently installed. Referring to the first picture, looking aft, the aftmost is a small 3/4 inch piece of laminated coosa tabbed with two layers…

Floor Pads

Spent the weekend cuttin’, miterin’ and shapin’ foam for the floor pads for the forward salon area and the forward head. These pads will help support the floor and the settee fronts. This closed cell PVC foam is very light,…