Glossary

Boat - A hole in the water into which you throw money. Small boats make small holes.

Clench - To rivet a nail fastening two or more pieces of timber together. The inner end of the nail is peened down over a washer known as a roove or rove or burr.

Gunwale - The longitudnal member strengthening the heads of frames and the sheer.

Sheer - The sweeping curve of the top of the top plank or strake.

Strake - A plank that runs the length of a hull.

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