Enter the Boat Barn:
Now for assembly:
My scarf joint fixture for the oak wales:
The oak cockpit coaming was too stiff and thinned so much I was afraid it would break where it is under the cabin clamps, so I made a steam box out of PVC pipe, a kerosene heater, a tea kettle, cardboard and masking tape.
The result: You can see the wedge shape under the cabin clamps that may have broken without the steam.
When I took the coaming off, it was frozen in its new shape. Amazing what 2 hours in a steam box will do.
Now for the bottom:
I was concerned about handling the bottom stiffener boards all gooped up with thickened epoxy so I came up with the following: