Strip building involves bending thin (1/4-inch [6-mm] or less) pieces of wood around temporary forms, edge-gluing them together, and then fiberglassing inside and out. It is a great method for making beautiful, lightweight, small boats. Also called "Cedar Strip", "Wood Strip", "Strip Planked" etc.
Fitting in the Whiskey strip of the closing strip on the bottom.
I didn't put much dialog on this video Continuing on the bottom. Fitting both ends of strips in a precise manner.
Continuing on the bottom. Fitting both ends of strips in a precise manner.
I use a new method for quickly trimming and fitting the keel or centerline of a strip built boat. I use a router running against a fence to trim off the excess length and make a consistent width slot that can be filled with a 1/4" wide strip.
Starting to fit the ends of strips
Hand beveling the chine strip and then filling in the bottom..
Hand beveling the chine strip and then filling in the bottom.