Laminated Stem

The forward side of the stem has the same shape as the planked boat. The width of the stem is modified as shown below:

Make a pattern of the stem out of 4 mm plywood,

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Remember the lower position here

Remember the lower position here

To transfer the shape of the stem from the drawing on the plywood sheet, use transparent drawing paper or place the head of nails along the line, hammer the head so the nail does not roll and press the 4 mm sheet onto the nailheads to leave marks of the curve.

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Cut the end of one board so that the pattern is inside the edges of the two boards. Trace the shape and cut.

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Make one like this

The three layers are laminated together. Use sufficient clamps or heavy weights to get a good glue pressure.

The three layers are laminated together. Use sufficient clamps or heavy weights to get a good glue pressure.

Stainless Stem Boat
Mark construction base

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Making Laminated Curves Pictures

Edge

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Cut the sheet of plywood to the width required to cover side or bottom. Clamp the two panels to be joined to the worktable with the edges staggered as shown.

Strip of plywood 9 temporarily screwed

Plane the scarf with a long plane and check for straigtness m

Cut the sheet of plywood to the width required to cover side or bottom. Clamp the two panels to be joined to the worktable with the edges staggered as shown.

Strip of plywood 9 temporarily screwed

Plane the scarf with a long plane and check for straigtness

Gluing can be done by supporting the panels on the floor and screwing into a wooden beam

On longer boats the gluing can be done in position but not forward with bend in the plywood

Polyethylene plastic

Plywood 9 X 150

Polyethylene plastic

On longer boats the gluing can be done in position but not forward with bend in the plywood

Plywood 9 X 150

Screws 4.5 X 40 with washer Alternatively use 5 mm bolts

Temporary blocking

Screws 4,5x40 with washer Alternatively use doubleheaded nails. Screw holes filled later with epoxy mixed with fine sawdust

Screws 4.5 X 40 with washer Alternatively use 5 mm bolts

Temporary blocking

  1. The hog is bolted to transom, frames and stem with 8 mm bolts, hot dip galvanized or stainless steel.
  2. The position of the chine is determined in the same way as for the planked boat. The chine is fixed with stainless steel screws 5 x 50.
  3. The bevelling of the hog and the chine from midship and aft is done with a straightedge held square to the hog.
  4. Forward of midship the bevelling is started by placing a straightedge 1 and dividing the distance along the chine and the stem in equal number as shown, See also details of bevelling for the planked boat,

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Divide in equal parts \

Divide in equal parts

Centerline

Stainless steel 5x50

Stainless steel 5x50

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