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CLINKER PLYWOOD MANUAL

(Last up-dated 16/07/09)

 

INDEX

Chapter 1
Traditional vs Modern Methods of Clinker Construction
1.1    General Notes.
1.2    Traditional Clinker Construction.
1.3   The Modern method of Clinker/Ply Construction

Chapter 2
Tools, Skills & the Workshop
2.1   Tools
2.2  Skills
2.3  The Workshop

Chapter 3
Materials for Clinker Ply Construction
3.1  General
3.2  Suitable Wood Materials
3.3  Suitable Fastenings
3.4  Glues

Chapter 4
A General Discussion of Modern Clinker/Ply Methods
4.1  General
4.2  Ribband-less Building Jig Method
4.3  The Ribband Building Jig Method
4.4  The Stringer Building Jig Method
4.5  Rounded Moulds with Ribbands or Stringers
4.5.1  Lining Off
4.6  The No-Gains in Planking Method
4.7  Clinker with Flat Bottomed Craft
4.8  The Herreshoff Method
4.9  Pre-Shaped Planks
4.10  Over View and Converting Traditional to Modern Clinker Construction 

  Chapter 5
The Building Jig
5.1  General Notes
5.2  The Building Jig
5.3  The Strong Back
5.4  The Moulds
5.5  Setting Up the Moulds

Chapter 6
The Internal Hull Structure
6.1  General Notes
6.2  Inner Stem Post
6.3  The Transom
6.4  Hog (internal Keel)
6.5  Floors and Frames
6.6  Inwales (gunwales)
6.7  Stringers

 

Chapter 7
The Planking
7.1  General Notes
7.2  The Ribbands/Stringers
7.3  Preparing the Jig and Framework for Planking
7.4  ‘Spiling’ the Shape of the Planks
7.4.1  The First (Garboard) Plank
7.4.2  ‘Hemming’ the Remaining Planks
7.5  Joining Plywood Plank Lengths Together
7.5.1  Butt Joins
7.5.2  Scarf Joins
7.5.3  Saw Tooth or Castelated Joins
7.6  ‘Let’/’Gains’ at the Ends of the Planks

Chapter 8
Fitting Out the Hull
8.1  The Next Stage
8.2  External Parts of the Hull
8.2.1  External Stem & Skeg
8.2.2  Levelling the Hull
8.3  The Gunwales
8.3.1  The Inwales
8.3.2  The Quarter Knees & Breasthook
8.4  The Seating (thwarts)
8.4.1  Thwart (seat) Risers
8.4.2  The Thwarts
8.4.3  Thwart Knees
8.4.4  Thwart Stanchions
8.5  Centreboards/Daggerboards
8.5.1  The Case
8.5.2  The Centre/Daggerboard
8.5.3  Fitting Pivots
8.6  The Decking
8.6.1  The Deck Structure
8.6.2  The Deck
8.6.2.1  Sheathed Deck Covering
8.6.2.2  Teak Deck Covering
8.6.3  Coamings

Chapter 9
Masts and Spars
9.1  General Notes
9.2  Materials for Wood Masts & Spars
9.3  Solid Masts & Spars
9.4  Hollow Masts & Spars
9.4.1  Round Section Hollow Masts & Spars
9.4.2  Rectangular Section Hollow Masts & Spars

Chapter 10
Painting and Finishing

Chapter 11
Clinker Plywood Designs
11.1  General

ISBN : 978-1-898909-13-2

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