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Re: Adding woodwork below

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Originally Posted by i_amcdn View Post
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1. How to attach the wood to the roof without putting holes through the fibreglass? I am thinking glue some strips to the roof and then screw the wood panels into those wood strips.
I'd be inclined to use some sort of fabric on the overhead (roof) - those Edels don't have an overabundance of headroom - even an inch can make a difference..

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2. Does attaching the wood to the roof cause any harm? I think that it would stiffen the roof but is that bad to not have some flex in the fibreglass?
Fiberglass does NOT like to flex - it does it by breaking down a little bit each time it flexes.

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3. Suggestions on type of wood to use
See #1

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4. Best reference book for projects like this.
"This Old Boat" by Casey, "The Finely Fitted Yacht" by Mate, "The Hinckley Guide To Yacht Care" by Hinckley.

Have fun & post lots of pics.
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