Thwart attachment

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grant83
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Thwart attachment

Post by grant83 » Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:49 pm

I was wondering what the recommendation is for thwart attachment. I was thinking expoxying and two two inch stainless screws per side.

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Re: Thwart attachment

Post by jem » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:52 am

I like to mount then right under the gunnels and drive a screw from the hull exterior.
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Re: Thwart attachment

Post by LesForgue » Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:28 pm

How about no screw, just epoxy the thwart to the hull, snug under and epoxy glued to the gunnel, with a wood cleat (epoxied to the hull) snug under the thwart, all glued with epoxy?

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Re: Thwart attachment

Post by Oldsparkey » Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:38 pm

I epoxy mine to the sides and the under portion of the top inside rail. Then I do a wood flour and epoxy filet on both sides and under it after it has set up.

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