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gvjones
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leak traced hairline gap between two timbers at aft end of centre board case & now sealed pending full repair in winter. Two questions:
1. There appears to be a “void” aft of the centre board tip when raised where the ply, keel, hog & case all join i.e. multiple leak potential – as the timbers are all very sound would it be best to sheath this area with epoxy or???
2. What’s the best stuff for filling redundant screw holes? Has anyone discovered any magic sealant the same colour as old mahogany or can you use wood filler then varnish – what’s the best option? Does anyne have a trick for getting rid of the black staining so often left by old screws??