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Re: Strip: Building Bjorn Thomasson's Frej

I am very much looking forward to hearing how this boat behaves.

Ralph: Me, too!!
;-)

Thanks for your comments on the Njord.
I've got the deck stripped except for a couple of 'shutter planks' and I found that I could keep to the plans with the very low area aft of the cockpit - I raised it only about 1/4" to get the sheer to be a bit rounded in that area. I'm not going to do the recessed style of coaming, so that will make the final height a bit greater behind the cockpit. (I didn't want to lose the 'foot entry room' at the front of the cockpit by having a recessed coaming.)

Still, it's a challenging deck to strip, in places. If I were planning a 'wood look' varnished finish it would have been much more time-consuming. (I'm using Bjorn's planking scheme with staples and epoxy sealer applied later to bond the strips together....) For a first-time builder, Bjorn's Isfjord would probably be easier.

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