You might check out wooden boat forum (http://www.woodenboatvb.com/vbulletin/upload/)
, they're crazy, but full of wisdom regarding all things wooden. Most of the guys here think wood belongs only on the inside, not the hull.
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"... the only matter of consequence before me is what I will do with my alloted time. I can remain on shore, paralyzed with fear, or I can raise my sails and dip and soar in the breeze." - Richard Bode, First you have to row a little boat (pg. 94)