Stem / Stern Inserts (1 of 5)
Marking And Cutting Stringers
Stern Chines – Cut off the stern chines 13″ from cross section 8. Slide in the 12″ insert and allow it to extend 5″ beyond the 3/4″ chine stringer or until there is a 1/2″ gap at the ends.
Bow Chines – Cut off the bow chines 7″ from cross section 1. Slide in a 5/8″ X 12″ insert and allow it to extend 3″ beyond the 3/4″ chine stringer or until there is a 1/2″ gap at the ends. The gap is the width of the HDPE plate. Gunwales are made in the same way, though tube cutoff dimensions are different.
Note: Using inserts at the ends allows easier positioning at the plates.