How To Fasten Planks to Vintage Boat Hulls

Vintage Boat Preservation How-To

A popped bung, and even one standing slightly proud of the surface around it, signals a failing or failed fastener beneath. Using stainless fasteners at and below the waterline is a recipe for failure.

This section introduces you to techniques for fastening planks to frames using silicon bronze fasteners, how to bung countersinks and what to use and how to make painted surfaces fair.