41395Re: [bolger] Re: Reply to query re: folding schooner news
- Jan 5, 2005
> > instead of the screw-every-three-inches called forIt is my understanding that the nails or screws also
> by PB, since the
> > consensus is that fasteners aren't needed once the
> epoxy has dried.
serve to hold the plywood layers together, not just
the glue joint. This could stop failure by
delamination. glue alone only attaches the plywood by
the one layer that has the glue on it. The fiberglass
tape around the joint can serve this same purpose.....
Experimentation is good, security is better! And, if
we are talking about the chine joints, the weight is
where it needs to be!
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