Plastic Frames for Wooden Boats—Part 1

HDMW polyethylene sistered to wood

In Jay Picotte’s profile of Louis Sauzedde of WoodenBoat No. 239, he called him the “go-to guy for plastic frames.” In this first of two videos, Sauzedde demonstrates the use of High-Density Molecular Weight Polyethylene (HDMW) frames to sister the wooden frames of the fishing vessel FINAST KIND II with before replacing a section of her deck. Part of WoodenBoat’s Master Shipwrights video series. For more on this topic, check out this thread on the WoodenBoat Forum.

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