plywood for hull and sides

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plywood for hull and sides

Post by Jimbob » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:52 am

Planning ahead on the build of my barrelback. I'm working on the frames now. My plans call for 1/8" plywood strips for the hull laminations. My the thinnest marine plywood my hardwood supplier is 4mm which is slightly over 1/8". Will I be ok with that?


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Re: plywood for hull and sides

Post by jamundsen » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:13 pm

Hi Jim
I used 4mm Okume for all my laminations except the final one.
It worked fine.
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Re: plywood for hull and sides

Post by Bill Edmundson » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:55 pm

4 mm is fine. Slightly heavier but no big deal.

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