Fairing and Caulking
September 7, 2018
These photos were taken in July, 2018. Thank you, Bristol Marine!
From the stern, lower planks faired, oiled and the caulking is progressing. Photo Credit: Bristol Marine
First a layer of cotton is fitted in the seam with a caulking iron struck by a caulking mallet then a layer of oakum is tamped into the seam over the cotton.
Caulkers. Also notice the here at mid-ships, the 5 inch garboard and 4 inch broad strake. The rest of the planking is 3 inches. Photo Credit: Bristol Marine
Photo Credit: Bristol Marine
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