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Re: Skin-on-Frame: HELP!!! Ribs keep popping out

: My SOF if just about ready to be skinned but if i sit in it the
: ribs pop out?! The ribs are rounded (not squared). If I lash the
: ribs to the gunales I am worried that the rib stock will just
: spit where I drill the hole. My brother thinks that the skin
: will hold it all together in the end. Is that a safe assumption
: or should I get this figured out before I skin it? Any
: suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

A bit more detail here would help much. Are these ribs stuck into mortices in the gunwales? If they arn't lashed or attached some other way they'll pop out, there's a reason they are lashed or at least pegged.

Bill H.

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