The efficacy of carvel planking is evident in the number of sturdy, work boats built using this method.
There are many more old boats still afloat that are planked in this way than those built using any other construction method.
This system of planking
is both tough and flexible.
And it is the easiest to repair
Many leaks can be stopped simply by caulking.
There is no need to worry too much about humidity or temperature, except for its effect on the person doing the job.
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replacing nails in carvel
Thinking of taking on a project. How hard is it to replace rusty nails from wooden carvel?