Time for the deck - the first layer is made out of 4 mm marine-grade Okume plywood. This will later be covered with Mahogany planks.
|after sealing the inside surface with 2 layers of epoxy|
|i thought it be a good idea to take the layout of the supporting deck structure to have a "plan"" for future mounting of deck fittings etc.|
|careful taping off all non-glue surfaces|
|plywood deck after glue-up|
|I simply used screws to keep the deck in place while the thickened epoxy cures. The screws were removed afterwards. I found this the most efficient way to keep the deck in place while ensuring a tight fit on all gluing surfaces. The screw holes dont play a role at all as they will be covered with the top layer anyway.|