SailNet Community - View Single Post - AMF Puffer Restoration
View Single Post
post #8 of Old 06-11-2013
Alex W
no longer reading SailNet
Alex W's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 2,309
Thanks: 2
Thanked 141 Times in 134 Posts
Rep Power: 5
Re: AMF Puffer Restoration

You can look up the properties of Starboard. It's similar in weight to most marine woods. It is very easy to work with and cuts super nicely. It requires no finishing, but doesn't look as nice as wood.

I think it's a great option for the rudder. It might be a little bit more flexible than similar size plywood, but the rudder on dinghies is usually small enough that this isn't a concern. It won't warp or rot or swell or do anything else the wood core rudders do.

I'm no longer participating on SailNet.
Alex W is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
The Following User Says Thank You to Alex W For This Useful Post:
Fairladyaffair (06-11-2013)
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome