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Generally because it can split along the grain easily where ply can't. Decks, depending upon the boat and core condition, can flex, especially under stanchions, oak will split before flexing..
-Maine Sail / CS-36T
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Last edited by Maine Sail; 04-03-2009 at 07:01 PM.