planing back chine panelS
When the epoxy had dried, we could plane back the edges to match the hull sides and prepare for the bottom panels. Once again, the electric planer came into its own to trim off any over-long panels, before a No5 jack plane could be used, bed resting on the surrounding structure, to trim back the edges of the chine stringers to match. Looking along the panels showed up any wobbles or inconsistencies that could be removed with a very sharp plane.
A long plane helped plane the edge of the chine to match the frames and stringers