The deck’s been glued, sanded and fibreglassed – at least on the outside.
Mostly Paulownia but 3 strips on each side of Cedar as I was running a bit low of the lighter wood. I’ve decided to leave the deck natural colour so that I can forever see how it was built. The cockpit’s been cut out but I’m leaving the hatches till after the fibreglass sets up. It seemed a little flimsy to be cutting too many holes in the deck.
Not many staple holes, it was easy to glue most strips in place without staples.
I kept the surface to an even height and used the odd bit of chopped up credit card under a couple of thinner strips.
Quick pic: of the cockpit: