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plywood frames
« on: August 05, 2007, 04:11:36 PM »

 Could anyone advise on the minimum thickness of plywood needed, for the frames of a 42" hull which will eventually be planked with 2mm planks to the outside and keel? Thankyou


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Re: plywood frames
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2007, 04:13:35 PM »


I used 6mm ply on a 48 inch hull. That is plenty strong enough. I also planked in 2mm cedar, see 'steam drifter build' in Tugs, Trawlers, Lifeboats, Police Boats, Workboats, Passenger, etc section on this forum.

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