Carvel built or carvel planking is a method of boat building where hull planks are fastened edge to edge, gaining support from the frame and forming a smooth surface.. Welcome to the selway fisher web site. on this site you will find details of our full range of boat building plans (nearly 400 at present) and building. Classic wooden boat plans is a growing collection of established plans that are ready to be printed and then laid out for full size building. unlike other plans, you.