Fair the keel line

Mask keel line

Fill keel line with thickened epoxy

Mask and fill missed sections

Epoxy cures

Remove excess epoxy fill

Remove excess epoxy fill

Sand with 60 grit paper

Hull all sanded with 60 grit paper

Hand sanding with 80 grit is next

Some spaces need to be filled

Mix cedar sawdust and wood paste

Apply mixture to masked area

It helps but more filling is needed

Mix epoxy, silica and wood flour

Apply mixture to masked area

Fill in staple holes with wood paste

Sand paste used to fill staple holes

Staple areas that were filled

Final sanding with 150 grit

The dreaded cleanup begins

Vacuum the entire hull

Wipe with lacquer thinner

Hull ready for glassing

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