Carvel Planking, the Basic
efficacy of carvel planking is evident in the number of sturdy, work
built using this method.
There are many
more old boats still afloat that are planked in this
way than those built using any
This system of planking
is both tough and flexible.
And it is the easiest to repair
Many leaks can be stopped simply by caulking.
to find caulking cotton on
Planks are nailed or screwed to the frames then the seams caulked.
Then a few coats of paint are all that is needed to make them watertight.
Whole or part planks can be replaced regardless of the weather.
There is no need to worry too
much about humidity or temperature,
its effect on the person doing the job.
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