Stich vs screw .

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Stich vs screw .

Post by Reklus » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:04 pm

I was browsing through the plans ... just a curious thought ... most call for screwing the boats together in some fashion or another ... is there any reason the stich and glue couldnt be used instead? Judt curious



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Re: Stich vs screw .

Post by fallguy1000 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:09 pm

Screws are typically used in plank on frame construction or to temporarily hold wood planks together while epoxy is curing.
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Re: Stich vs screw .

Post by Reklus » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:22 pm

fallguy1000 wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:09 pm
Screws are typically used in plank on frame construction or to temporarily hold wood planks together while epoxy is curing.
Well that makes sense ... just didnt know if the two could be substituted in certain applications...

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Re: Stich vs screw .

Post by Reklus » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:24 pm

fallguy1000 wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:09 pm
Screws are typically used in plank on frame construction or to temporarily hold wood planks together while epoxy is curing.
Well that makes sense ... just didnt know if the two could be substituted in certain applications...

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Re: Stich vs screw .

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Re: Stich vs screw .

Post by Reklus » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:17 am

Ahhh perfect thank you...

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Re: Stich vs screw .

Post by fallguy1000 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:41 pm

Reklus wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:24 pm
fallguy1000 wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:09 pm
Screws are typically used in plank on frame construction or to temporarily hold wood planks together while epoxy is curing.
Well that makes sense ... just didnt know if the two could be substituted in certain applications...
The thing to really avoid is leaving anything that can corrode exposed to seawater or water. All my fasteners are 316. We have some aluminum beams and some aluminum backers inside and some 304 stainless angle in the build. The aluminum requires paint.
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Re: Stich vs screw .

Post by jacquesmm » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:02 pm

Reklus wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:17 am
Ahhh perfect thank you...
I forgot that I wrote that 15 years ago.
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