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Of Bottom Planking and Chines

A nice little 1948 Chris Craft 17′ Deluxe Runabout is in the shop for a new bottom.  The owner started the project himself, but decided to have someone else do the grunt work.  The boat arrived on a dolly, upside down, with the bottom planks removed, marked and documented.  Should be an easy job. Should…