There’s more than one way to… well, do about everything, including scarfing plywood for a boat project. Here’s a thorough look at one way to do the gluing and alignment.
Building Hands On
You can build a scarf jig, buy a special attachment for your saw, or in this case, use a hand plane. This technique will work best with panels on the narrow side.
This is such a complete series we’d be doing a disservice if we didn’t include it here. Just note that stack of wood in the video image below. I don’t have that in my backyard. Do you? Still, there is MUCH to be learned, and, you could buy that stack, […]
How to build a simple boat, rather quickly and easily. I’ve built four boats and still learned a few things watching this video. I’d recommend it even if you aren’t building a flat bottom boat. Some basics are covered very well here. Here’s the boat in action: Youtube says, “Step […]
In this video, the host shows how he glued sections of wood planks together to make a wooden steering wheel. The information, however, applies to all wood projects on a boat, from shelves, to wood cleats, to… whatever! This could help build comfort in this sort of project on your […]
When restoring an old boat here’s a trick that can help protect it. The Youtube video says, “Watch how to scrape off the old finish on a dinghy and then how to mix the proper amount of epoxy before you start your next project.”