A 4 1/2" crack that split the wood and varnish.
Using a Dremel tool with triangular bit, a "V" groove was cut
half-way through the paddle.
The groove was epoxy filled, sanded smooth, and while probably
not necessary, a single layer of fiberglass was applied to the entire
back of the blade.
Finished with several coats of spar varnish, the repair is