Sea-hood (2)

The cleat for the sea-hood top is made and glued to the plywood top. The manual refers to this cleat as a ‘trim’, but it really gives the panel its shape and strength. I propped a bit of timber underneath the other end to (possibly) pre-warp the top.

The other pictures illustrate the amount of manual sanding that is required to deal with all the corners, edges and other details. The good news: there is still plenty left to be sanded …