Birdmouth oars

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tx river rat
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Re: Birdmouth oars

Post by tx river rat » Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:23 pm

Fillets run on paddle blade.

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a lot of sanding and then a precoat of epoxy.

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There starting to look like some thing now and still plenty light.
Ron

tx river rat
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Re: Birdmouth oars

Post by tx river rat » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:26 am

I put cloth and epoxy on the blades and 6 inches up the shaft. then wrapped the wear points with rope and made stops for oar locks and installed them

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put on another coat of epoxy and then spar varnish, they are still plenty light.
I will be ready to try them before long.
Ron

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