Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard.
After an initial fail, I had to re-drill the holes to a larger size of hole. After filling with epoxy we go for attempt #3. Chalk up another fail. At this point I was getting quite perplexed at the inexplicable misalignment of the holes. A good night sleep and a bit of thought bought new ideas and methods. Have a look:
As always fair winds, following seas, and God bless.