fillet the scarf joints?

I'm building my first Chesapeake 17LT. I was wondering if anyone has ever applied fillets and glass tape to the scarf joints in the hull panels. Is this overkill? Thanks!

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RE: fillet the scarf joints?

Overkill.  Properly done scarf joints are probably stronger than the surrounding wood.  

RE: fillet the scarf joints?

Thanks very much!

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