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View topic - Building fibreglass kayak with foam core
I was wondering if anyone has tried to build a wooden strip canoe using a foam core instead of the wood strips. Would it retain enough strength? Would the epoxy properly adhere to the foam? And any other questions I should be asking. The majority of composite boats are built using a variation of stripping with foam.
A couple of years ago my son Ian asked me about building an A Class catamaran. Having built several of these in the past and knowing what was now on the market, I came up with a build method that would:. The basic hull build technique is the same as used in strip-plank canoe building. I felt this many frames were necessary to keep the hull shape as accurate as possible.