"Check out the threads on Montana River Boats. Some of the contributors have built plascore/glass/epoxy boats.
If you are making a hand layup it may be easier to use the mold as a male plug.
Take a look at the boats with in-line seating to get an…"
"Fir for bottoms. 1/2" or 5/8".
I have used Meranti. on three boats for hull sides. Oils well, takes glue and tooling well. High quality. BS1088 Hydrotek.
Newest boat uses fir for the entire hull. I purchased…"
"Good advice from Rick and Mike. My local supplier won't stock DF as the quality is bad. Any thing you get must have odd number of plies 3,5,7, etc. Each ply should be the same thickness. Once had a store try to…"
"Week 3 - more cuttin' wood!
Here in MN, a near cult-like phrase is: "I was outside cuttin' wood - I heard the phone so I run." It stems from a local radio station's bit where they call Northern MN folks and ask them to match…"