Well... the exterior boards do add some stiffness but, with a single motor, they don't look quite right on a metal boat. I'm wondering if it'd be possible to go with a more typically shaped outside board and reinforce the inside somehow.
Merky's approach looks nice.
"Kiss my ass, I bought a boat; I'm going out to sea." - Lyle Lovett
I bought 2 pieces of 1x6x8' mahogany for the transom. One piece for the inner and one piece for the outside.
It appears that the original pieces were never edge glued. I will be putting the same amount of pieces back like the original. My thoughts are to edge glue and biscuit only the boards that the motor will be mounting to. Thoughts? Also adding in a coat of 4200 3m behind the boards that will be used for the motor only.
I am thinking that the outer boards will be just for looks.
Do we think it's necessary to add in an inner piece under the splash well ( not original) just thinking one large motor not two smaller ones spread out.
Thanks for any feedback.
PS. Coosa board is not UV protected and requires fiberglass and a top coat to make it exterior worthy.
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