{Stus-List} 35-1 head door jam split

Rich Knowles rk at ns.sympatico.ca
Sat Mar 20 11:46:54 CDT 2010


New boat?

RK


On 2010-03-20, at 12:37, "Jeffrey Nelson" <nelson8077 at rogers.com> wrote:

> The epoxy will more than do the trick, as once it cures the breaking  
> force will be greater than the wood.
> I'd suggest getting a syringe from your local drug store and fill  
> that with the epoxy to help with the injection.
> If you go to the trouble of drilling holes, simply make some dowels  
> from the same material as the wood,
> cover them with epoxy as well to slide them in.  When they set up,  
> you would be stronger than the
> screws.  I don't think that you need to go that far though.
>
> The alternative, would be to cut off the split piece and fabricate a  
> new piece to put in.  However, this
> would be a fair bit of work and the woods would likely never match  
> up in colour and grain.
>
> From: cnc-list-bounces at cnc-list.com [mailto:cnc-list-bounces at cnc- 
> list.com] On Behalf Of Dennis C.
> Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2010 12:26 PM
> To: CnC-List at cnc-list.com
> Subject: {Stus-List} 35-1 head door jam split
>
> The door jam/sash on Touche' has split below the lowermost hinge.   
> The door opens aft.  I suspect that it is due to the times when the  
> door comes off the hook latch and swings back and hits the mast  
> every now and then.  The split starts at the bottom and travels  
> upward to just under the lowermost hinge.
>
> Any other owners experience this?
>
> My plan is to remove the door, spread the split carefully, inject  
> epoxy and clamp it until cured.  I may drill a couple countersunk  
> holes in the trim 4-6 inches above the bottom and screw it also,  
> covering the screws with a teak bung.
>
> Any other slick ideas out there?
>
> Dennis C.
> Touche' 35-1 #83
> Mandeville, LA
>
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