You may see the term "tortured plywood" being used in boat building instructions. it seems, that the preferred definition for "tortured plywood" is something like "plywood bent to compound curvature". it also seems, that the builders think they produce the compound curvature by just wrapping or nailing plywood around a set of curved frames.. Torturing plywood in boatbuilding plywood is a great engineering material. man has taken natures wonder engineering material, wood, and improved on the structural characteristics for use in large sheets. in it's natural form you can't cut wood into 1/4" (6mm) thickness and expect it to remain stable and strong in sizes more than a few inches in. Re: tortured plywood row boat without a clue, i mean plan. originally posted by al g she has as little structure as i dared put in (to save weight) and feels strong enough to me, but if she were dropped on her rail whilst being carried i think she would break badly..
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Tortured plywood boat plans dear sailor, thank you for your inquiry. i have been building. A description and discussion of the ‘tortured plywood’ method used in lightweight boat construction.. Tortured plywood boat plans: shannon briggs still irl trolling and torturing… Continue Reading
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