45557Re: Composite wood in boats
- Aug 18, 2005But the stuff may make good rub rails.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Chris Crandall <crandall@k...> wrote:
> The composite plastic/wood for boat building is a bad idea for so
> reasons, that one should not consider it:
> 1) It glues poorly.
> 2) It is not stiff--saggy is a nice way of putting it.
> 3) It is very heavy.
> 4) It is often more expensive than wood.
> 4) It does not hold fasteners well.
> 5) It is ugly.
> 6) It has very low dimensional stability.
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