Louvered Doors

I haven’t posted anything in a while. It’s not that I haven’t been busy, just hasn’t been woodworking projects suitable for project posting. I’ve been spending a lot of time bringing my new 1984 sailboat up to my standards and most of it has been either non-woodworking or boring woodworking.
Anyway I hate drop boards when I’m out sailing and much prefer doors so I made these to suit the boat and compliment the cockpit grate I did last summer. They are solid Teak which means only slightly more valuable than solid gold but since I’ve ruined it by making them fit only my boat, I think I’m pretty safe leaving them in sight. :-)

Tools: hand tools table saw

If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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CindyG ...

Nicely done, Captain! ;-)

lightweightladylefty ...

Paul,

That’s some pretty impressive handwork! I would have cheated and routed those out, but then that’s because I’m pretty bad with hand tools. Good to see you’re at least enjoying a little woodworking. Nice addition to your boat.

L/W

Andulino ...

Wonderful

a1jim ...

Looks good Paul.

Madts ...

Looks beautiful, and I agree with the washboards.

—Madts.

Brian ...

Yarrr… don’t knock the pineapple and rum overboard!

Nice doors!

Jack ...

Beautiful work. What might the dimensions and the name of this new lady be?

shipwright ...

Nonsuch 30U, Sandpiper.

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Louvered Doors