It is also expensive. by DanaOverall » Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:25 pm, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. by DanaOverall » Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:56 am, Post The difference in price from Homestead, $31 vs $56 makes it so some answers are needed. In cold mold you will be using 1/8" strips of plywood. Hydrotek Marine Plywood is manufactured utilizing BS 1088 specifications, it is a multiply type construction, with balanced internal plys and thick (1mm before sanding) face veneers, and water proof phenolic glue. ↳ New Members, Please Introduce Yourself, ↳ Gathering 2014, Sept. 19-21, Guild, Tennessee, ↳ Lake Powell Gathering July 11-13, 2014, ↳ Spring-Fling 2011 (ANOTHER Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders), ↳ "Fishing Stories" by Glen-L Boatbuilders, Hydrotek Meranti/Keruing Mahogany vs Okoume Plywood, Re: Hydrotek Meranti/Keruing Mahogany vs Okoume Plywood. All three woods are acceptable. Our Hydrotek has Keruing faces are used for both aesthetic beauty and high impact strength, while the core is comprised of Meranti to maintain the strength and durability to weight ratio. by kens » Sat Oct 22, 2011 5:36 am, Post It is stronger, has more plys, is smoother and takes epoxy well. Post Both are marine grade, BS 1088 rotary cut 4mm. Hydrotek’s innovative waterproof core and UV aluminum oxide finish resist spills, staining, and scratching, keeping your genuine hardwood floor looking beautiful. Hydrotek’s innovative waterproof core and UV aluminum oxide finish resist spills, staining, and scratching, keeping your genuine hardwood floor looking beautiful. All Rights Reserved. A more cost effective is marine meranti. These boats are light compared to a glass boat. Sign into your account to keep track of all your favorite items and create boards by room or project. Oak is over rated, everything about it takes extra time; then it warps, splits or checks !!! You are about to leave this site and will ose your current information. Also see: "Wood & Plywood Information". The difference in price from Homestead, $31 vs $56 makes it so some answers are needed A $25 difference per sheet when using 28 … Home décor inspiration and professional interior design insight. For the first time, pet accidents, kitchen mess, and child spills won’t ruin the beauty of your hardwood. by Bill Edmundson » Fri Oct 21, 2011 7:12 pm, Post Thanks gang, just this kind of information is why these forums are priceless. Nope, not looking to building a racer, just a nice runabout. . Both face and inner plies are constructed from whole piece, color matched, Meranti veneers. Both face and inner plies are constructed from whole piece, color matched, Meranti or Keruing veneers. The boat and trailer came in at about 2700#. This is a good structural panel. Meranti is heavier and a little more rot resistent. BS 1088 Hydrotek is a multi-ply marine plywood that is superior to all standard Meranti plywood currently produced. See: "Useful Information and Suppliers" for a list of lumber and plywood suppliers. Weight for starters,,,,Most Okoume plywood is also better for topcoat finishes since the surface skin veneers are smoother. Hydrotek marine Keruing is manufactured with more ply’s than traditional marine plywood produced in North America to ensure both stability and strength. To view this page, please select a location below or enter your zip/postal code. Think of the boat intended purposes. The Hydrotek collection offers premium cuts of white and red oak, hickory, pine, maple and walnut, along with a variety of the latest design techniques like reactive staining, wire brushing and accent graining. Bending perceived stiff wood is by itself not a big issue when it comes to convex or concave shapes when dealing with the thickness that we are talking about. © 2020 Carpet One Floor & Home. But if you are thinking about plywood for your laminates on the rivera, 4mm thickness in either can also be corkscrewed when cutting normal laminate widths into the right size for the layup. Still new to this boat building and just trying to clear some things up. by Oyster » Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:26 pm, Post okoume plywood I prefer to us okoume. by DanaOverall » Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:05 pm, Post Stiffness is not an issue. When you laminate on a diagonal the actual amount of bends is more gradual even though the bends are compound. Its also more flexible. Both located in the left-hand column of the Home page. But depending on what a person is building, this may not be an issue. The surface is darker,and has a coarser grain. Discover this year's top twenty floors selected by our experts. Genuine hardwood flooring with engineered waterproof technology. I went with Okoume because my F Explorer only has a 3000# towing capacity and I wanted to stay under that. Mini -Tug, KH Tahoe 19 & Bartender 24 - There can be no miracle recoveries without first screwing up. Try the SelectAFloor™ Finder. Individual planks are seven inches wide and vary in length up to six feet for high-end visual appeal. All styles in the Hydrotek collection are backed by the TITANIUM SERIES warranty, which features 50-YEAR finish and wear coverage, 50-YEAR manufacturing and structural integrity coverage, plus LIFE OF FLOOR water and installation coverage. Hydrotek combines the unique character of wood with engineered waterproof technology to deliver an unparalleled hardwood floor that’s fit for any room in the home. Both are marine grade, BS 1088 rotary cut 4mm. It is made using a stiff and strong wood specie which when put together, yield a very good quality marine panel.