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Deconstructing Martha Jane (or Midshipectomy)

Summer 2000

I started out with a perfectly good Martha Jane.

I made a trip to the hardware store, and bought a DeWalt reciprocating saw, and went to work.

… going, going…

GONE!

 

 

That wasn't so bad actually. The reciprocating saw does a quick and clean job. It is much easier to cut up a boat and haul it to the street in a wheelbarrow than it is to build it.

Detail of bulkhead under cockpit seats - I cut the clamp (10) at an angle so that the new clamp would fit inside it.

 

Detail of aft end of the forward rail (18) - the new rail will fit inside this one. (I hope.)

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