Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Shell-first Construction: A method of construction in which the hull is formed without a frame. Strakes either overlap, fastened to one another by clenched nails (clinker or lapstrake construction), or they form a smooth skin, fastened edge to edge by a complex system of mortise-and-tenon joints.
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