Prepare Hull Sides

  

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The planer and ply's ready to cut scarf joints. 3 pieces of ply will be joined together with scarf joints to make the sides of the hull.

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The planer mounted in the scarf cutting jig is ready to cut scarf joints on ply's for hull sides.

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Scarf joint cuts complete in 1 ply.

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Ply's ready to join.

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Ply's laid out end to end face up to apply epoxy.

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Epoxy surfaces are joined, then staples are used to insure ply's don't move. Wax paper will stop epoxy squeeze out from sticking to cauls.

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Cauls are laid down, a hydraulic jack and timber to the ceiling are used to apply enough down force to create a good solid joint when epoxy cures. Cure time depends on tempature (at least 24 hours).