Using common woodworking tools to join plywood panels with an easy to make and assemble puzzle joint that fits with machine shop precision. what is a puzzle joint? in a puzzle joint, the mating edges of plywood panels are formed with complementary puzzle-like contours. the panel edges often look and fit together like a tabletop jigsaw puzzle.. Many boat parts require plywood lengths greater than the standard 8 feet, so joining together two panels of plywood is an important step. the most common methods of joining plywood are the butt joint with backer block, the scarf joint and a hybrid between the two.. Almost any boat you build from plywood will require panels longer than the 8' lengths you will find at the lumberyard. for an "instant boat" the usual manner of joining the panels together to get one long panel is with a butt strap or butt plate. i've tried lots of different ways to make the joint in the 15 or so boats i've built over the years.
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