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Everything lines up
Lining up the string with the reference lines on the table and forms allows for very accurate alignment of all the forms. It pays off to be a bit fussy on this step of the process.

The forms are verified by sighting from an elevated height at one end (I stood on a short step ladder) and making sure that the tops of all the forms lined up on all the vertical centerlines using the string line as a reference.

You can see in this photo that the string line is clamped to the two outermost forms -- if the vertical reference lines on the forms are hidden behind the string line, then the forms are all correctly aligned. Had there been any variance, I'd have known that there was a problem that needed to be corrected.
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There is an ongoing discussion about this build in our forums in the "Boat and Accessory Building" section. If you have any questions or comments, please post them in the thread titled "Bear Mountain Enterprise - Building Q&A"
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