Holly was kind enough to help me steady a 4 x 8 sheet of 3 ply birch while I ran around gluing, clamping, strapping and screwing the thing down to conform to the 2′ radius of the front of the camper. It worked!! First time.
I had prepared with 4-16′ nylon straps. The ratchets pulled things in tight and the crossbeams put extra pressure where it was needed. A few brads with the airgun and then screws made it a tight fit.
I used mostly Liquid Nails as on the inside skin but ran out with a 6 foot run to go. Titebond to the rescue. It was satisfying seeing the goop squeezed out of a good bond.
The rain let up long enough to get the job done and I was elated to be at this point. A 24 hour cure will do it. The cap piece is on and lots of little, but meaningful things to do.