building casting deck wood boat
building casting deck out of fiberglass and core Discussion in 'Boat Yard Basics' started by browndogrods, Jul 29, 2014. Jul 29 The current deck is 3/4" ply wood with one vertical support on the end that overhangs. I would work with a local fibergalss repair company if possible to build what you want. You have to bed the core to the
One of the best additions for an aluminum boat is a front casting deck. These elevated platforms allow easier angler movement, increased viewing field, and ease of casting. Building a deck is simple for those with knowledge of basic carpentry. Its also a relatively inexpensive endeavour.
Laminating deck beams is a much more cost effective use of boat building timber and they can be just as strong. However, as the curvature of the beams will vary, individual jigs my have to be made. Allowance should be made for the tendency of laminated beams to collapse slightly when taken off the gluing jig.
I have always wanted a casting deck for my jon boat "the rooftop boat" but I wanted to make it removable to keep the jon boats portable nature. How to Build a Wooden Flat Bottomed Boat
I'm going to build a casting deck for my boat in both the front and rear. Any suggestions on materials? I was going to just use marine plywood, but thought I would check to see if there were any other options available. If I do use marine plywood, what thickness should I use? Thanks in advance for the input. nymph
Took 4 days, a few hours every night after work. I got the carpet for free off a friend, and the aluminum rail too. More will be added soon but a big improve
What I was planning on doing was building a front casting deck which also offers storage, and is lightweight. At the moment all there is, is a board at the bow which goes about 2 feet back or a bit less which I will be attaching my trolling motor to. I have looked around at different forums but would like to get some more opinions.