Adjusting and dry fitting upper cockpit coaming pieces.

Using a flat wood file and sandpaper I am making fit adjustments to the upper cockpit coaming pieces. I will continue to adjust until I am happy with the dry fit and then in the next day or two I will glue them up one at a time like the lower coaming pieces. The cockpit coaming will be done this weekend and then I can finish the inside of the shear seams with epoxy and fiberglass tape. I had to wait until I cut the hatch openings so that I could more easily reach the entire length of the shear seams inside the kayak.

Both sides of the upper cockpit coaming dry fitted in place and held with clamps.
Where the upper coaming pieces meet at the bow end of the cockpit. Not a perfect fit yet.
Where upper coaming pieces meet at the aft end of the cockpit.
Another look at the aft end of the cockpit. I will get these to match better than this before I epoxy.
Bow end again. Close, but not quite close enough.

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