> I need to scarf 3 sheets of half inch ply together before I can start
> lofting, for a stitch and glue boat I,m building.
> How strong is the joint once glued and will I have to beef up the joint with
> battens to enable me to handle the ply once together?
> 8-1 was the ratio I was going to use.
Dont forget, if you apply a batten before the ply is attached to your hull, it
won't curve in the area of the batten as much as in the rest of the stock, so
you will have a "flat" spot...if the batten goes on after, you've got to fit a
flat piece to a curve. A well made scarf is enough.
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