The fine timber constructions of a vessels interior.

Related Terms

ADZE

Shipwrights tool used to face timber (cut surface to shape).

AGBA

African straight grained hardwood timber durable for marine use.

BACKBONE

The stem, keel, stern post & transom set up for timber building.

BALK

A square length of timber substantially dimensioned (e.g.100- 300mm)

ASHCROFT SYSTEM

Timber boat building technique using two layers of overlapping diagonal strip planks with glue barrier between. High strength and low weight.

BEAM SHELF

In timber vessel construction, a longitudinal stringer that supports the deck beams.

BELTING

Reinforcing outer plank layer in timber vessel construction.

BEECH

1) European and American straight grained timber good for bending but not durable for marine use. 2) Australian Antarctic Beech much sought after for ships decking.

BENT

Short for steam bent timber component, frames, timbers, ribs or floors.

BUNGS

Conical shaped timber or cork to seal a hole in the vessels skin.

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