View Full Version : epoxy or what ???

ted from ireland
09-19-2016, 04:17 AM
I saw a u tube of the canoe bush craft man building a canoe and using a substitute for epoxy resin which is much cheeper than epoxy and is used by main boat builders. does any body know what it is is called and where it can be baught.

wizbang 13
09-19-2016, 09:17 AM
I recon you might want to post a link to the video to get an answer.

Zane Lewis
09-20-2016, 03:33 AM
There are a number of different brands of epoxy resins on the market, with different mix ratios and pot life. I can't help you with a recommendation re a brand.
Also you need to be aware of the difference between epoxy and polyester resins that most boat builders will be using as they are working predominantly with GRP not timber.

The Bigfella
09-20-2016, 05:58 AM
I'm guessing he saw something being built with builder's bog.... but, without further clues....?

Hell, you can make a canoe with PVA if you want.... as long as it doesn't have to get wet, or last.