Re: Which side of AC plywood to face outward?
- Hi Dan,
> If building a plywood boat where the exterior of the hull (but notthe
> interior) is to be covered with fiberglass cloth and epoxied, itwould
> seem to make sense to face the poorer side of AC exterior gradechecking
> plywood outward. That way imperfections on the exterior can be filled
> and the fiberglass/epoxy should prevent or greatly reduce any
> and protect the surface.That's exactly how I've done it, too. Works great with this
AC "Superply" I've found, since it has a nice luan A-side for a smooth
paint finish with little effort. If the interior face is fir, you may
still wind up with checking, however. The exterior should hold up for
years with glass/epoxy sheathing.