Using dowels to
align "stitch and glue" panels
Here's a tip that we heard about too late to use on
the prams, but one that we can't wait to try. The tip comes from Dan Anderson
of Fairgrove, Michigan via local boatbuilding instructor John Schmude.
Dan uses a short section
of " wooden dowel rod under each wire tie to help align the edges of plywood
panels as he is stitching them together. The dowel prevents one edge from riding
over the edge of the other and can improve fairness of the joints and panels.
Epoxyworks 18 / Fall 2001
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