Those Troublesome Skegs, Finishing Touches – A Secret History of American River People

Those Troublesome Skegs, Finishing Touches

So the skegs are mounted, but the carriage bolt countersinks are still there.  Let’s fix that.

I bought a hardwood dowel of the same diameter as my countersink holes.  Happily, the grain ran crossways the length of the dowel, making sweet little plugs when I cut little coins off the end.

A story in pictures.

So glad to be done with the skegs. Here’s how the process left me feeling…

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