Re: Foredeck curvature

Posted by Niels G. Mortensen on Mar 5, 2005

Jon, I installed an extra deck beam between the beamlet and the bulkhead; this helped very much in getting a nice shape for the deck.

I used one strap over each deck beam and bulkhead, and then used string to attach the deck to the sheer clamps. I would recommend using string for the deck installation any time; this is a very controllable procedure, especially if you are doing a one-man installation. The link below shows the setup - sorry about the Danish text! -- Niels

http://www.byg-kajak.dk/galleri/sggal/nimo1small.jpg

Deck installation w/ string

In Response to: Foredeck curvature by Jon Loraine on Mar 3, 2005

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