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.. I thought you would like to see some pic’s of my 8ft classic ‘squadron’ clinker dinghy that i have just recently completed. i have had numerous traditional. Scroll down this page for many more plans. this a page of links to some favourite free boat plans at intheboatshed.net. they’ve been chosen because they are derived.