Re: double ender in sheet plywood?
- --- In email@example.com, "John and Kathy Trussell" <jtrussell2@...> wrote:
>Thank you John.
> In this country, most designers have plans for double enders in the 15 foot...................
> Stitch and glue construction produces a hull which requires little framing
> or spiling and the hull goes together quickly. However, the looseness of
> the assembly method means that the finished hull may differ somewhat from
> the designer's lines and it is often difficult to maintain fair lines where
> the panels come together. Moreover, stitch and glue boats require a lot of
> sanding and filling to achieve a decent finish. This task is complicated by
> the size of the boat as increased size means an increased area to sand and
> bigger boats require the sander to get inside the boat. Particularly for a
> bigger boat, I think that glued lapstrake plywood built over molds is a
> better way to go, particularly if you clean up squeeze out as it occurs.
Good points to think about.