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gluing deck beams?
By:Jon Limebrook
Date: 8/23/2001, 11:14 am

Well it's time to put on the deck. My 18' self-design, which makes use of sheer clamps, has several bulkheads/deck beams made out of 1/2" plywood. My question is, what sort of adhesive, if any, should I use in the deck-deck beam joints? I figure I have three choices: 1)dookie schmutz 2)3M 5200 3)no adhesive. While I have read that a certain amount of give may be desirable in these joints, I would also like these joints to be leak-proof. What do the kit-makers prescribe for these joints?

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gluing deck beams?
Jon Limebrook -- 8/23/2001, 11:14 am
Re: You want it strong!
Dave Houser -- 8/23/2001, 6:43 pm
Re: gluing deck beams? *Pic*
Chip Sandresky -- 8/23/2001, 12:46 pm