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Re: S&G: Next boat
In Response To: S&G: Next boat ()

I am wondering how do you build S&G from plans?
Do you obtain full size-forms, or somehow scale smaller ones?
Once you have the forms, how do you cut them? Jigsaw? Something else?

I prefer S&G over strippers because I think S&G are typically easier to build and can be made lighter because high-quality marine plywood has better strength-to-weight ratio than cedar strips.
Most people will say strippers are better looking, but I disagree on that one too. I like the angular, masculine look of S&G more, and with right color schemes S&G can be made really elegant.