Slatted Thwarts (small boats)

Introduction

This is a general video covering shaping and fitting a pair of slatted aft seats to a Mayflower 15’ sailing dinghy.

Procedure

The conversation with the boat builder, in this case Marcus Lewis, is unscripted, he introduces the compass plane and takes you through the process of shaping and fitting the slatted seats.

 
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Tools Required

  • Compass plane
  • Router
  • Seat template
  • Band saw
  • Clamp
  • Wood vice
  • Pencil
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Materials Required

  • Mahogany