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Scarfing!

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 ┬áblended into each other.

Gordon planing the end of the plank into a scarf

Gordon planing the end of the plank into a scarf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow plank clamped against the aft plank for marking

Bow plank clamped against the aft plank for marking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The scarfed planks meeting

The scarfed planks meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The same joint seen from underneath

The same joint seen from underneath