After finishing the side planks the covering boards and gunwales
are installed .
The hook scarfs are used in the covering boards just like the
After sanding I stained the boat with a two tone colour
scheme and applied five coats of varnish . The owner took it home to
his own shop and finished off the balance of the varnishing and
restoration . The following year he won best Ditchburn under thirty
feet at the Gravenhurst boat show .