Layout Hull Sides

  

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Jointed ply's on saw horses ready to draw center, mold, bow, rib and stern layout lines.

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Straight edge clamped to scarf jointed ply's for center (cut) line.

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Mold and rib lines.

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Layout lines completed. Jointed ply's ready to cut in half. Each half will be used for one side of the hull.

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Hull sides stacked one on top of the other to transfer layout lines using nails driven through the lines. Measure and cut bow angle while plys are stacked (Layout line instructions).

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Nails through the stacked ply's will transfer the layout lines to the opposite hull side.

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Layout lines transferred. Ply's are ready to be trimmed to final shape.

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Wood slats and clamps are used to improvise a jig to hold sides vertical.

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Side by side hull sides ready to be planed on edges to ensure smooth and even lines.

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Sides flipped 180° to smooth opposite sides.