Bulkheads finished. Foot braces installed. Hip braces dry fitted, sanded, and lightly epoxied in place.

The bulkheads are completely finished after sanding the high edges off of the fiberglass tape and giving them a light coat of epoxy. The foot braces have been installed and are complete. I cut the hip braces to size and shaped them with a flat file and sandpaper. They were then dry fitted and adjusted until I was happy with the fit. I then masked off the areas on the hull and cockpit coaming where the braces will be epoxied in place and sanded them, after which the hip braces were lightly epoxied in place. The next step will be to make fillets and fiberglass the hip braces in place.

Slidelock foot braces installed.
High edges sanded off of the fiberglass tape on aft bulkhead, and given a light coat of epoxy to make it pretty. Bulkheads complete.
Port hip brace dry fitted in place.
Starboard hip brace dry fitted in place.
Masked for sanding.
Port hip brace lightly glued in place (above).
Starboard hip brace lightly glued in place (above).

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