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another lapstrake question

Discussion in 'Traditional All-Wood Construction' started by adkrover, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. adkrover

    adkrover Curious about Wooden Canoes

    what is the best method trick to transition from the lapped planking mid boat to the bevel lap smooth skin at the stems.

    pic my project;

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  2. Dan Miller

    Dan Miller cranky canoeist Staff Member

    Gains - a rolling bevel cut with a 2" chisel.
     
  3. OP
    OP
    adkrover

    adkrover Curious about Wooden Canoes

    do you go from a lap to a smooth skin lap , bevel both planks?
     
  4. Dan Miller

    Dan Miller cranky canoeist Staff Member

    Exactly. For canoes, a 14" gain is right.
     

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