Installing the Floor Timbers

The aft floor timber is being installed here using a simple jig similar to one that a Brockway type skiff builder in Oregon used while building his boat. The jig holds the 4″ x 4″ floor timber in place while it’s being installed with screws.

Below the mid floor timber is being installed:

This shows the fwd floor timber installed (the slot in the timber is for water drainage to the back to the boat):

Four 2 1/2″ screws were used on each end of the floor timbers:

floor timber screws through chines

This shows all three floor timbers installed:

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