Just a quick question,
recently aquired an old wooden row boat I’m converting into a sand pit for my kids. The sides and frame are all in good condition but the ply floor board sections were pretty rotten. I’m thinking of making the new floor from cut down pallet slats screwed into the frame but I’m just curious is to how I would accurately measure the angle to contour the curve of the boat?
hope this makes sense, all advice and suggestions welcome
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Sounds like a great project. Don't foget to give them a ship's wheel or a tiller for when your little pirates are sailing the high seas in a gale.
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I would suggest you just leave the bottom flat to make it more stable. Remember also that if you replace the ply as you would if you were fixing the boat it would be watertight. You want the rain to drain away.
Thanks for the update @Millsylad. Great to hear that the advice you received was helpful and the project is progressing well. I hope you can share a photo or two with the community - I'm sure your work will inspire others.
Ah, I see you've added your photos to the first post in the discussion. Thanks for that!
I will fix up the orientation for you.