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Choice of wood
Date: 8/10/2001, 6:59 pm

I plan on building a stich and glue kayak this fall, and have been looking around for plywood. None of the lumberyards around here (Winnipeg, Manitoba) carry okoume or meranti or luaun. One place will order okoume for me, but I have to buy a minimum of 25 sheets (ouch!). A few do carry 1/8" birch and oak plywood. I believe the oak and birch is just a veneer, I'm not sure what the core is made of. It looks quite nice. Would this suffice for a stitch and glue kayak? I am concerned that the wood is too dense or heavy for such a project.

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Choice of wood
Mike -- 8/10/2001, 6:59 pm
Re: Choice of wood
Ken Sutherland -- 8/13/2001, 1:32 am
Re: Choice
!RUSS -- 8/13/2001, 9:58 am
Re: Choice OT
Ken Sutherland -- 8/13/2001, 10:21 pm
Scotsmen never BlushThey just get a little ruddy;D *NM*
!RUSS -- 8/15/2001, 9:04 pm
Re: Choice of wood
Tony -- 8/10/2001, 7:25 pm