Planking the Bottom

Below shows temporarily fitting the plywood on the bottom of the boat to mark out the shape of the bottom:

Aft planking being test fit, the plywood was left a little long, overhanging on each side so the excess could be trimmed back exactly to the sides:

Almost done with the planking:

Planking finished, time to trim the bottom plywood to the sides:

The skiff does not look much different although the bottom is trimmed to the sides, the bottom and chines have been lightly sanded and the bow is ready for the false stem:

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