Hello and welcome to our community! Is this your first visit?
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    ccanoe Guest


    I am finishing a 15 food plywood lapstrake canoe and the plans call for a plywood floor. Any forseeable problems if I deviate from the

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2000
    Cedar Rapids, IA USA


    You can use dimensioned lumber for the floor so long as you leave enough space between the floorboards for expansion (and drainage). 1/2" thick should be fine or 3/8" if the floors are spaced closely together. Don't forget to leave yourself a small section without florboards so you can sponge out the bilge.


Similar Threads

  1. kevlar construction
    By miltraft in forum Other Questions ?
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-03-2006, 07:46 PM
  2. Construction glue ???
    By ezrider in forum Stitch & Glue Construction Forum
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 01-26-2006, 01:54 AM
  3. Glued lap construction
    By halfalpha in forum Requests & Suggestions
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-08-2004, 10:23 PM
  4. stapleless construction
    By Ed Alger in forum Cedar Strip Construction Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-30-2004, 10:36 PM
  5. construction translation
    By Ekaterina in forum Other Questions ?
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-08-2004, 08:57 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts