OKOUME PLYWOOD VS MARINE GRADE PLYWOOD

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Re: OKOUME PLYWOOD VS MARINE GRADE PLYWOOD

Post by Roberta » Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:55 pm

I thought the Joubert was the best. From France.

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Re: OKOUME PLYWOOD VS MARINE GRADE PLYWOOD

Post by Oyster » Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:31 pm

Roberta wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:55 pm
I thought the Joubert was the best. From France.

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Re: OKOUME PLYWOOD VS MARINE GRADE PLYWOOD

Post by Bluesman » Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:49 am

I used Menards marine ply for the center of my stem, the transom and frame gussets. Okoume for the hull base layers.

I'm still building so time will tell but I'm sure it will be fine. I wouldn't over think it..
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