Plank Boat Building
Index: introduction chapter 1 model boatbuilding methods using wood 1.1 for chined hulls 1.1.1 tack and tape construction 1.1.2 ply or sheet balsa plank on frame. Treenails introduction. a treenail is a wooden peg or dowel which can be used to fasten pieces of wood together, it is a traditional method, usually a well seasoned treenail is driven into a hole, when it takes up water, it will expand and 'grip' its position.. Lining off planks (small boats) introduction. this section covers more than just lining off planks, it shows how to transfer the bevel from the mould to the hog and removing it..
Boat building, one of the oldest branches of engineering, is concerned with constructing the hulls of boats and, for sailboats, the masts, spars and rigging. Merchant & makers exclusive interview with yvonne green, principal of the boat building academy, lyme regis, dorset exploring the craft of boat building.. Clinker built (also known as lapstrake) is a method of boat building where the edges of hull planks overlap each other, called a "land" or "landing." in craft of any size shorter planks can be joined end to end into a longer strake or hull plank..