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What is this type of sail boat hull construction?

If you examine the second picture, you will see that the "underlying" longitudinal members (inside the ribs) in the first picture are just part of the mold which the vertical members (ribs) ...
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What is this type of sail boat hull construction?

The longitudinal strips in the first picture are temporary members called 'ribbands' used to develope the shape of the bent ribs AKA called 'frames'. The ribs are either steamed (old school), or ...
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How to restore the form of a cedar strip canoe after taking it off the mold?

I'm finding that the sides of the hull have curled slightly inwards making the boat narrower than its design Sounds like your cedar strips dried out some over the years, and the wood shrank more on ...
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