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..