Chris-Craft Riviera
Wooden Boater
...on the Auglaize, Maumee & Tiffin Rivers
Port of Defiance, Ohio
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Hull No. 18-R-660
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Popped plank repair169 viewsHad to add a couple batton-like strips inside and add more screws.
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Flattening out runs102 viewsHaving extreme difficultly varnishing a boat for the first time...
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Removed Registration Numbers103 viewsAll black numbers/letters are hard to see...
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Taping cross grain intersection135 viewsTo aid in not sanding across the grain, I used masking tape. Be sure to watch the tape as it will need replaced as it is sanded away...
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Lots of sanding108 viewsSo much sanding and yet more is needed...
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Fresh Varnish138 viewsApplied with a roller and tipped with a foam brush... Finally smooth!
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Plank repaired130 viewsLooking good...
Can't tell which plank it was...
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Lumpy finish129 viewsThe sun hitting the boat while varnishing made it hard to keep up with the drying varnish... Out of varnish, so it'll have to wait till next spring to fix it...
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Refinishing Deck137 views
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Supplies128 viewsUsed Ephifanes Woodfinish Gloss for 9 coats then Ephifanes Clear High Gloss Finish for 2 additional coats...
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New Registration Numbers132 viewsThe new registration looks a lot better matching the cc decal.
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Locktite workaround133 viewsI guess I shouldn't have Locktited everything together?
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