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Grampskray posted 02-20-2001 08:08 PM ET (US)   Profile for Grampskray   Send Email to Grampskray  
I've got a '71 Sakonnet with the bow platform. Can anyone tell me what the original wood was and whether or not it was painted white or varnished? Thanks in advance.
jxs226 posted 02-20-2001 10:47 PM ET (US)     Profile for jxs226  Send Email to jxs226     
I too have a bow platform in my 1964 Sakonnet and it is painted white. I was told by the previous (also original) owner that the platform came painted white. I have been wondering exactly what type of wood it is as well. I'd appreciate hearing what type of wood it is if anyone knows.

Justin

lhg posted 03-01-2001 07:53 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
I built a factory duplicate bow platform for my '71 Nauset, but instead of the factory white, I built it out of teak. Kept it oiled, and it was a beautiful addition to the boat. Unfortunately, I gave away the drawings I had made when I sold the boat.
Chesapeake posted 03-02-2001 12:53 PM ET (US)     Profile for Chesapeake  Send Email to Chesapeake     
Would Whaler have the old drawings? The provided them to me to rebuild the old mahogany console.

Whaddya think?

beachedwhale posted 03-09-2001 06:56 PM ET (US)     Profile for beachedwhale  Send Email to beachedwhale     
I have a 1968 Naucet and the OEM deck is painted white and is straight fir. Getting dinged up a bit and I convinced my father-in-law to build me a replacement. He is going with teak, I will post later how it works out.

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