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correct scale for planking?

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For length of a hull plank, any length between 25 and 30 feet long would be realistic. The width  will vary along the length of each strake. The deck planks will vary  as well as in both cases, the ends must land on a frame or beam.   In addition, the outer strakes of deck planks  in naval vessels often were anchor stock or other variation rather than straight pieces for added strength. A hull will have a number of different thicknesses between the keel and rails.  Each deck will have a different plank thickesses as well,  plus different dimensions for binding strakes if used.   What ship, size, year, etc. are you working on.




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