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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats
What did they use as adhesive back then?
Nails, pitch, Stockholm tar..
I dont think the Logan or Bailey boats were glued,I could be wrong, but they were definately double and triple diagonaly planked.
No, they weren't glued.. glues weren't good enough until 50 or so years later (WWII). But the discussion was regarding wood construction methods and I tend to think of triple-diagonal as being cold-moulding without the glue.
A bad day on a boat beats a good day in the office
Last edited by Classic30; 12-09-2013 at 06:42 PM.