It is not necessary to overlap layers of fiberglass because it serves to add extra weight without any gain in strength.
The acronym LWL stands for:
Length on the waterline
Life worth living
Wood flour is the best choice for mixing with epoxy to make fairing compound.
Lifting strakes on V-bottom boat hulls increase their stability and allow a boat to achieve higher operating speeds.
A structural fillet will be stronger if it fills the space between the wood being glued.
As epoxy cures it gives off energy in the form of heat.
Stitch and glue construction was first used to build canoes.
What type of deck hardware is depicted below?
BS 1088 is a standard for what?
Marine grade lumber
Weather resistent top coats
Continuity in fiberglass
Which epoxy additive prevents sagging the best?
The most common side-effect to frequent and repeated exposure to epoxy is:
Cramping of the calf muscles
Blurred vision and vomiting
Linear polyurethane paints do not require thinning.
The acronym LOA stands for:
Listing on aft
Light on air
Legally oxygenated air
"Roll and tip" is a technique used for:
Flipping a boat after construction on a jig
Painting a boat
Fairing difficult surfaces
Foaming between stringers
A bulkhead is:
A wall within the hull of a ship
A large storage container
The front of a vessel
Used to convert saltwater into freshwater
Used to thicken epoxy
Easy to sand hollow spheres used in fairing compound
A vital additive used in structural joints
Incredibly dense and almost impossible to sand
The transom is:
The structure that forms the stern of the hull
The part of the boat where the center console is mounted
Made of thinner and lighter core material than the rest of the hull
The only part of the hull that does not require fiberglassing
Tabbing is the iterative process of filling in low spots and sanding.
Vacuum bagging is a technique used for:
using air pressure to help fiberglassing
quickly cleaning fairing compound dust
making waterproof compartments
spreading microballons with epoxy over large surfaces
When filleting the transom and the hull it is best to have as much wood-to-wood contact as possible.
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