Honoring the History of Maritime Heritage!
I’ve learned many things being on this boat build but this was one of the neatest. A technique called “scarfing” where the lapstrake planks are blended into each other.
Gordon planing the end of the plank into a scarf
Bow plank clamped against the aft plank for marking
The scarfed planks meeting
The same joint seen from underneath
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