The front deck almost
finished . The space for the king plank is left open and after all of
the strips are nailed in place a sharp chisel was used to trim down
the sides , and the king plank set in place .
The inside and deck are finished with about five coats of varnish .
before turning the boat over and varnishing the outside with eight
coats of varnish . After the outside is varnished the boat is turned
right side up again for another three or four coats to the inside and