sanding/dressing the galley hatch and door openings

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    for friz, or someone else that is this far along.

    I used a Dremel Ultra-saw to cut the openings.  it has a very narrow-kerf blade, and I hit the centerline of the CNC guide “ovals”.  I know I don’t want much of a gap, but I’m wondering if I should sand the doors/galley hatch and the openings in the shell back to the edges of the CNC “ovals”, or just a light sanding to dress up the edges?




    CLC recommended via email to sand back to edges of the “ovals” when I asked the same question. I was hesitant to do so because of the gap. I just dressed up the edges. Now that I’m near the end and mounting the doors, I think I’ll clean them up anymore as the ovals are bothering me. With the doors hung, I think I could use a little more gap anyway for easier closing and opening.



    thanks.  I have normally been asking Dillon at CLC these kind of questions, but I think he’s busy this week with the in-plant TD class.


    Unless your saw kerf is awfully thin, I believe you’ll find the gap just fine. I used the Dremel saw and a Bosch sabre/jig saw for doors and hatch. 

    Some builders stated they had difficulty with the doors rubbing against the eyebrows, but I didn’t.

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