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    Re: Noob Stitch and Tape Canoe question

    Hi everyone, I'm back with another question - need to choose what paint to use for the outside of my canoe, which so far is coated in epoxy-based fairing compound or unthickened epoxy wherever the...
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    Re: Noob Stitch and Tape Canoe question

    I've ended up getting half lengths of seasoned material and am going to scarf it together. Thanks for the comments.
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    Re: Noob Stitch and Tape Canoe question

    I have another question. A local sawmill are providing me with some douglas fir sections for various parts of my canoe, but the only pieces they have that are long enough to form the inwales and...
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    Re: Noob Stitch and Tape Canoe question

    Ha, that's a great idea but too late for me to do that now!
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    Re: Noob Stitch and Tape Canoe question

    Thanks for all the previous comments. I have another question. What's the best way to achieve a fair surface after applying fibreglass tape? Sanding the edges of the tape or building up the adjacent...
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    Re: Noob Stitch and Tape Canoe question

    Re large fillets, the reason I mentioned obtuse angles is that as the seams approach 180 there's less and less for the fillet to actually hold on to, as the epoxy is just sitting on the surface. So...
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    Re: Noob Stitch and Tape Canoe question

    What I might do is, try it both ways with some little scraps and see how much difference there is, and how tough generally the singly taped one is

    I would tape the stems both sides in any case.
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    Noob Stitch and Tape Canoe question

    Hi everyone

    I'm in the middle of building a stitch and tape canoe, first project like this I've undertaken. It has 4 chines so all the angles are very obtuse.

    The instructions give two options...
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