modified malahini

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Re: modified malahini

Post by hoodman » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:37 pm

Go with what you got. 3/8 will work great for the deck.

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Re: modified malahini

Post by Hercdrvr » Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:41 pm

3/8” ply will be fine on the bow.
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Re: modified malahini

Post by DrBryanJ » Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:36 am

Thanks everyone. Will use the 3/8

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Re: modified malahini

Post by mrintense » Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:54 am

My deck is also 3/8"
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Re: modified malahini

Post by CarlM » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:28 pm

DrBryanJ wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2015 3:59 pm
Sands35, here is what I am doing. There may be an easier way, but this works for me.

1) I placed the board to be fit behind the board below it before epoxying the lower board so I can mark where the joint will be.
2) I cut as close to my mark as I dare with my jigsaw.
3) I attach the board to the hull with enough space for my router fence to fit. I don't have the correct clamps, so I use either double sided tape or as in
this picture I stapled it on.IMG_0011.JPG
4) I made a little sanding stick the thickness of my router fence with 80 grit paper and spray on glue. I run this in the joint to make sure the router
will fit through the grove.IMG_0013.JPG
5) I slowly route the joint. The depth is set so I do not cut into the underlying plywood.IMG_0014.JPG
6) I have a small lip remaining on the board which I remove with a file.
7) Next I'll use my clear paper pattern I made to mark and cut the top of the board. Then plane and sand and file the top until it fits my lines on the hull
DR.Bryan this post was very helpful to me. Thanks for sharing it made the planking process easier.

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