Posted by Murrisk on August 23, 2002 at 00:05:16:
In Reply to: Re: Boat building at Turlough Park posted by MM on August 22, 2002 at 22:59:32:
Traditionally, ribs and planking were boiled in water to soften them. They were then 'moulded' into place. Fond memories of blazing fires, 45 gallon drums of boiling water and planks of wood being softened for boat repair.