Photos From Rebuild 2005-2006

Back at the David B’s Slip – Finishing Up the Restoration

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[slideritem title=”David B at the Dock After Six Months in the Boatyard” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”David B’s Trunk Cabin with Primer and New Trim” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Aaron and Jeffrey Filling Seams on Trunk Cabin” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Trunk Cabin’s Seams Filled” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Trunk Cabin Varnished” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Jeffrey Lays Decking” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”New Back Deck” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Back Deck with Blue Tape” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Jeffrey Glues the Planking on the Deck” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Back Deck’s Seams Filled” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Jeffrey and Aaron Work on Bulwarks” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Jeffrey Varnishes the Rail Cap” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Finished Deck” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”David B’s New Cook Stove” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Stove and New Cabinets” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Christine Paints New Cabinets” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Aaron Sanding Galley Floor” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Galley Table Finished” image=””][/slideritem]

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[slideritem title=”Sean with Carving” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Document Number” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Galley Almost Done” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Stove and Galley Painted” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=Plywood for Cabins”” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”New Bulkhead Beginning” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Framing for Engine Room Bulkhead” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”New Bulkhead in” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Chris and Sean Work on Cabins” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”New Cabin Doors” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Bunk Started” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Flooring in Companionway” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Putting Port Lights into the Trunk Cabin” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”New Anchor and Chain” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Getting Ready for New Mast” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Lifting the New Mast” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”New Mast Stepped” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Carol Makes Cusions” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Leigh and Carol Cushions” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”First New Cushions” image=””][/slideritem]

[slideritem title=”Launching Day 2006″ image=””][/slideritem]



Links to Photo Galleries from the Rebuild of the David B

David B's Stern | More Faster Backwards | Memoir | Christine SmithThe First Time We Saw the David B: In 1998 we went to look at a couple of boats on Lopez Island. They were looking for the perfect boat to restore. To Photo Gallery…





New Foredeck on the David B | More Faster Backwards

Working at Lopez Island: After we bought the David B, the first project was to remove and replace the foredeck. To Photo Gallery





Under Tow From the Chief Kwina | More Faster Backwards

Bringing the David B to Bellingham: After eight months at Lopez Island the David B was ready to bring to Bellingham, where Christine and Jeffrey live. To Photo Gallery…





Jeffrey Planes a Beam | More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B

Working in Bellingham from 1999 to 2004: After we brought the David B to Bellingham, we got busy with deck projects. To Photo Gallery…






Hauled Out In the Boatyard | More Faster Backwards

Boatyard Work December 2004 to May 2005: The David B spent six months at Seaview North Boatyard. While the boat was hauled out, we replaced the rim log, most all of the frames and about a third of all the planking. To Photo Gallery…




David B at Fords Terror | Wooden Boat Restoration | Yacht Charter

It took eight years, but the David B is now beautiful: In 2006 we finished rebuilding the boat. We continue to keep making her a little more beautiful every day. Jeffrey and I hope you enjoy these photos as much as we do. To Photo Gallery…


Keep checking back! We’ll be adding more galleries soon.


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