Re: [bolger] Re: Plywood 101
- But nobody makes 1/4" MDO. <sob>
On Thu, 04 Dec 2008 08:06:44 -0800, David G wrote:
> These days, though, I'd use MDO. Similar, though frequently better,
> core and face - with a factory applied overlay of kraft paper and
> phenolic resin. No glassing required to stop checking. Very durable.
> Cheaper overall that the plywood + the glass & resin.
There is no greater gift to an insecure leader that quite
matches a vague enemy who can be used to whip up fear and hatred
among the population. <Paul Rusesabagina>
- The only types of plywood that you know for sure have a good core so
they will not be a problem down the road are the marine plys and good
MDO. Anything else you will find WILL have voides of one kind or
another shortning the life of the boat.
--- In email@example.com, "paulthober" <paulthober@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Don" <dschurricanes@> wrote:
> > Has anyone used AC 3ply plywood...to build a boat...of Phil's
> I built a Gypsy and a Chebacco using ACX. Worked for me, however, it
> didn't save much moolah. Lots and lots of sorting through the pile
> Home Despot. For the last couple of years I haven't seen panels
> labeled ACX. I also built a Nymph using $10/sheet luau [sic]. No
> problem. I built a Cartopper a couple of years ago using BS1088 ply
> and am going to build a Chebacco, Caledonia, or a Tremolino this
> winter and it will also be built using BS1088 ply.
> Forgive me as this has been beaten to death numerous times in the
> past, but I agree with the faction that advocates using the good
> stuff, particularly if you want a lasting product. The bonus is that
> building is easier with quality materials.