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 Radius Chine Plywood Construction

"I set out with my DIDI 38 design to come up with a way for the amateur to produce an economical round bilge performance hull mainly from sheet plywood and epoxy resins. I did not want it to just be a "soft-chine" design such as has been designed in the past by myself and others. I also did not want to rip plywood sheets into strips and double-diagonally plank the hull. That defeats the purpose of using a sheet material and one could then just cold-mould the hull. The alternative method of skinning with a single layer of plywood strips covered with GRP can present fairing problems, accompanied by increases in labour, materials and weight."

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Aug 25, 2004 )
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