44348Re: [bolger] Re: Commonsense Skiff
- Jul 3, 2005Wow, when I was thinking abut glass over foam construction I was
considering 1 inch foam or thicker for the hulls. You guys are using
foam that's less than half this thickness! Interesting ...
On Jul 3, 2005, at 09:58, gbship wrote:
> A friend
> laminated a couple layers of glass on either side of 3/8 inch foam (I
> think that was the thickness) and you could whack it with a hammer
> without damage and it was considerably lighter than a ply sandwich
> would have been. I made some hatches for our Frolic2 of glass over 1/4-
> inch foam and those are reasonably strong, and very light, but not
> strong enough for use for a hull.
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