Photo 11. Replacing 5mm deck planking with 3mm
Copyright © 2006, James Allen
A new layer of 3mm deck planking going on
Robine is using a small wedge to press the quilting cotton against the side of the most recently glued planking strake, whilst pulling the cotton straight. There should be enough glue squeezed out from under the strake to hold the cotton in place until the next planking strake is layed alongside.