Re: Hour 40
- --- In bolger@y..., "brucehallman" <brucehallman@y...> wrote:
> I am still plugging away at my lapstrake learning experiment withA great resource for learning how to lay out and spile strakes is
> 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.
"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.