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Doubling Planking a Single Plank Kit
- by Mike_W On Jun 23, 2016 - 3:38 PM
Hi everyone, I have had an inspiration :idea: and wonder if I am on the right track.

To confess, I am terrible at single planking a hull (AL San Francisco II) I just can't get the spilling of planks right at the edges to make a tight fit after sanding/shaping the hull. I do good on double plank hulls though.

Would it be wise for me to take the single planked hull (2mm X 5mm strakes), shape and sand it, get some 0.6mm or thinner strip stock, and then put a second...[Read More]
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Summary: The purpose: The shape of the V will determine the depth of the cut you intend to make, say you determine you want a deep cut within the letter, you will draw a squatty or short V at both ends of the centered line. Likewise should you decide on a shallow cut, the length of the V will be elongated, where-as the centered line will be shortened,. The depth of the cut is up to your taste. Just remember whatever you decide on has to be replicated to all the letters and numbers and kept as uniform as you can make them.
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