PLYWOOD IN S.CALIF

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PLYWOOD IN S.CALIF

Post by bobinpowayca » Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:42 pm

Hi, I'm building the Geronimo. I've been trying to find ten foot lengths of marine plywood so I only have to make one joint in the side planking instead of two. I haven't had any luck so far in San Diego or Los Angeles finding ten foot lengths, a couple businesses used to carry that length but not in recent history because the business didn't warrant it. Only eight foot lengths are available. Any one in southern California know where I can get ten foot sheets of marine ply? Thanks, Bob in Poway
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Re: PLYWOOD IN S.CALIF

Post by Bill CNC » Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:36 pm

I also have looked for the elusive 10' Plywood, and the same as you I only found 8' sheets. Scarf joint it if you don't want to use butt blocks per the plan instructions.

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Re: PLYWOOD IN S.CALIF

Post by bobinpowayca » Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:28 pm

Thanks Bill. Isn't that amazing, as populated as this area is you can't find ten foot marine ply? I know it's available elsewhere in the country but I bet the shipping cost would be prohibitive for me especially since I can only buy a couple of sheets at a time. Bob
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Re: PLYWOOD IN S.CALIF

Post by Bill CNC » Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:06 pm

True enough Bob, ... That's why most of us just do a scarf joint. You don't need to buy an adapter for a saw, just use a router. There are plenty of examples on how to do it on the web.

Besides, ... IF you were able to get some 10'rs, ... I'm sure the price would probably pack on an additional 50% just for that extra 2'.
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