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#22
I started hull planking. I am bending the planks with the help of hot water and a suitable glass :)

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Aginvicta post_id=25092 time=1513462657 user_id=4798 said:
Very neat planking Mustafa. The planks look quite thick, what wood are they?

Cheers Andy
Thank you for visiting my log Andy. The wood is magohany and thickness of the planks is 2 mm.
 
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Planking goes on. The planking takes time because i am using only white glue and i have to taper both tips of each plank and have to soak them to bend. The magohany is a brittle wood and we need to be carefuly while benging it.

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You must be having no end of problems with 2mm thick Mahogany. I found 0.5mm thick Mahogany bad enough. I soaked it in Sanding Sealer and found it made the planks a lot less brittle.
Cheers Andy