Restoration of a 1965 Chris Craft 18 foot super sport boat | Mahoney Woodworks

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Restoration of 1965 Chris 18 foot sport boat

4th, 2013

project started in April 2012.  It to be minor wood  At least is what client thought. had done work on sailboat, made new bottom for another and built one of rocking chairs he knew work.  What both didn’t was the of work this project turn into. so began became my and most woodworking project date.

The boat upside down his garage a few dollies.  It take me to figure I needed do a of research. to the I went start my of Chris boat building  The internet loaded with  I also to an and classic boat show Lake Geneva,  Lake Geneva well known its many of fine boats.

If want the version of work in and now project, here what it like as yesterday, June 2013 on lake.

Steve Clark, driver is owner.  He also a friend.  It very different appearance than original 65 sport.  I have any of what looked like we started. are only 8 pieces original wood in the  Two of pieces have hull stamps them and they were reusable shape.

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I spent hours removing old bottom. wood covered epoxy, fastened bronze, stainless drywall screws different parts. some discussion the owner suggested we waste any time being but just at it the power and get down to frame.  So, became not a repair restore the stuff but “pattern” boat. meaning just the old as patterns all new

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I was trying to the topside at this in time. now needed get it up and over to shop where could really some damage.

can see transom bottom member has removed due bad rot. would not been seen we hadn’t the bottom

It is in my car garage. vehicle will parked outside the next  I have 2 ½ garage next that is shop and for my car.  She been patient me as were many that she not get car in garage for wood stuff reasons.  I over 10 working on project just back and from boat shop each  All in it worked well.

This is a 65 Craft Super really looks  Lots of which I care for. Craft was to compete the fiberglass that were starting to the wood a thing the past. agreed from start that to use vinyl on new boat make it mahogany.

Isn’t a much looking deck? think so. stripes are maple.  Caulking seams is Chris Craft to do. didn’t want caulk or tape on boat.  I ahead with pic as might have

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