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Postby SMHolmans on Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:19 am

Hi all. Couple of questions about the floorboards …

Where the boards butt against the sides of the hull, do builders chamfer the edge underneath the board to sit snugly against the sides or do we have a vertical edge? I hope that makes sense.

Also, any top tips on how to make a fair curve in the boards along the sides?


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Re: Floorboards

Postby riverron on Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:19 pm

I don’t thing I used a chamfer bit and that sounds like a good idea! I think I used a plane and rasp to make the angle on the outermost pieces so the fit snug against the sides.

For the curve, I used a piece of long wood trim to make the curve and held in place with weights and clamps. See December 2016 on my blog. I really need to finish this build! Lol.

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