Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon

Miscellaneous

Why is it called shiplap?


Early shipbuilding methods may have used a form a shiplap to construct the hull of a ship. The boards overlapping each other formed a watertight surface, which would make the vessel seaworthy. This could possibly be where the term shiplap originated.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1584836768083) }}

LIVE
Points points 33
Rating

Similar Questions
Sign in to view all similar questions
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 2 Answers
Miscellaneous 2 Answers
Miscellaneous 1 Answer

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE