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Materials List for Strip Plank cedar version. Building in foam sandwich is feasible, several Eclipse's have been built that way, please ask for more details when ordering plans

Hull Planking Below Knuckle - 35 sq m western red cedar either rectangular 25mm x 12mm
or profiled 32mm x 12mm eg "Speed Strip". Note both sizes are finished sizes, ie after planing

Topsides - 32 sq m western red cedar 12mm thick (planks can be up to 70mm wide)OR if plywood topsides used,
18 sheets 9mm ply plus 80m 2" x 1" timber gunwales 40m 3" x 1"

Glass - (cedar topsides) 600g biaxial 120 Kgs (or use 430g UDWR on inner skin - 35 Kgs plus 95 Kgs 600g biaxial)

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Glass - (ply topsides) 600g biaxial 70Kgs plus 300g cloth 10Kgs, Epoxy glue 200Kgs
Note you can use polyurethene glue for making the strip glue joints

Bulkheads and Beams - 6mm ply 9 sheets, 9mm ply 9 sheets, 3" x 2" 50m, 3" x 1" 20m, 2" x 1" 40m, 4" x 2" 8m

Interior - 6mm ply 7 sheets, 9mm ply 9 sheets, 1" x 1" 40m, 2" x 1" 100m

Bridgedeck - 9mm ply 11 sheets, 12mm ply 6 sheets, 2" x 1" 25m, 3" x 2" 30m,

Decking - 6mm ply 2 sheets, 8 or 9mm ply 20 sheets, 12mm ply 3 sheets, 2" x 1" 70m, 2" x 2" 40m, 3" x 2" 15m

Coach Roof - (Layup as hull bottoms) 15sq m western red cedar, 20Kgs 600g biaxial glass, 30Kgs epoxy

Sheathing decks - 300g glass cloth 50 sq m

Note: All plywood to be best quality marine grade gaboon, sheet size 8' x 4' (approx 2440 x 1220).

All timber to be sitka spruce, douglas fir or similar.

Dimensions given are "Planed all Round" PAR (eg 2" x 1" has an actual finished size of approx 45 x 20mm)