The earliest forms did not use adhesive but incorporated a cloth membrane, usually soaked in oil or paint, in between. The veneers were held together with rivets, screws or clenched nails. Epoxy adhesives can be used in the restoration of these hulls by injecting it between the veneer layers.
Source: SP Systems. This article was derived from ‘Wooden Boat Const. Meth.pdf’ which can be downloaded from the SP Systems website.
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