- If anybody feels that good plywood is too expensive, just consider the
work and expertise involved to make it. Various cross-sections are
shown here: (Prices are CAN $)
Check the BS1088 Meranti:
Each layer is 1.5 mm equal in thickness and alternating in grain and
glued together under pressure with waterproof/boil tested glue.
(sample of BS1088 Meranti 18mm - 3/4" - 13 ply)
You can make your won by purchasing the veneers - which is called cold
molding - but buying them premanufactured is probably cheaper and less
labour intensive to build a boat. No jigs, molds, strongbacks necessary.
So long as it is a Bolger box that is;-)Therein lies the genius of
Bogler although a lot of people don't "get it".