Subject: Re: [baidarka] New Member with questions
From: Peter Chopelas (email@example.com)
Date: Wed May 19 2004 - 12:23:53 EDT
> The size of gun' ales I ended up with is 3/4 by 2 1/2 inches of softwood.
> Does that seem heavier than most experienced builders use?
I have seen (and have used) as small as 3/4 x 1-1/2 in gunwales
successfully. The 2-1/2 in deep gunwall is about is 277 percent stronger
(!) if made of the same wood (assuming no defects). It is also a lot
Baidarka Mailing List - All postings copyright the author and not to be
reproduced outside Baidarka or Baidarka archives without author's permission
Searchable archive: http://rtpnet.org/robroy/baidarka
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b27 : Tue Jun 01 2004 - 01:30:01 EDT