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20877Re: Hour 40

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  • donm172001
    Jun 6, 2002
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      --- In bolger@y..., "brucehallman" <brucehallman@y...> wrote:
      > I am still plugging away at my lapstrake learning experiment with
      > Spur II [BWAOM]. My strakes are very far from 'correct', but never
      > the less, I think the boat will float. I learned enough about how
      > strakes fall on frames that "next time" I bet I can make proper
      > strakes [perhaps]. The boat is extremely light weight.
      >
      > I think that using 1/8" plywood to "plank" a boat is quicker than
      > using 1/4" redwood strips. Gorilla glue is excellent stuff.
      >
      > http://www.hallman.org/bolger/spur/hour40/


      A great resource for learning how to lay out and spile strakes is
      "The Clinker Plywood Boatbuilding Manual" by Iain Oughtred. It also
      has a wealth of information on building lapstrake plywood boats. It
      is available at Amazon and the WoodenBoat Store.
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