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    Re: Glue for Oak

    I forget the term, but there is a 1/2" H x 3/4" W x 8" L gouge on a coaming that I need to repair on a boat I'm restoring.
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    Glue for Oak

    What is the best to glue oak? Thanks!
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    Flaking Varnish

    Just bought a 1948 White. Was surprised it was made in Maine! She is structurally sound but my concern is the desk varnish is all flaking off. The deck is made of 1/2inch plywood. Was wondering what...
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    16' Hull Repair

    While at this years Alumni Weeks at WBS, I acquired a 16" glued 3 mm lapstrake rowing boat. The boat was given to WBS by a passing cruiser due to a three foot crack along the second strake. Looks...
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    Summer Breeze

    I “just” finished building DavidBeede's Summer Breeze (simplicityboats.com) that he built for theDuckworks contest. I'm getting ready for the sail rig and hisinstructions are rather vague. David...
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    Re: David Beede SummerBreeze

    I “just” finished building David Beede's Summer Breeze (simplicityboats.com) that he built for the Duckworks contest. I'm getting ready for the sail rig and his instructions are rather vague. David...
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    12" Boat Design

    First I want to thank you "all" for the help in the past. My current planned project is a row/sailboat. I go to the Wooden Boat School Alumni Weeks every year and want to take something I can row or...
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    Marine Plywood Supplier

    Thinking of building a Sassafras 12 from Chesapeake Light Craft. They use Okoume while I've used Meranti before and liked it. I believe I can build it for less than what they want for the woods parts...
  9. Thread: Tacky Paint

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    Tacky Paint

    I just finished restoring a salvaged 12' sailboat made from 1/4" AC plywood using West System 105 resin and 206 hardener. With the first coat of paint it dried tacky even after two days. Before I...
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    Re: Gluvit Epoxy Waterproof Sealer

    My Bad, it's made of 1/4" AC plywood from the local lumber yard. Knowing that AC plywood delaminates with moisture, my intent is to seal it so it won't. What is CPES? If I use epoxy, should I use...
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    Gluvit Epoxy Waterproof Sealer

    Just built a 8' pram out of regular 1/4" plywood. I'll use it occasionally on our local pond with a sandy shoreline. I want to keep the weight to a minimum and was thinking of using Gluvit to...
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    Different Epoxy Brands

    While in Florida three years ago I helped fix my fathers boat using epoxy from RAKA which is made in Florida. We used it's non-blushing special hardener and we we're very well satisfied with it. I...
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    Re: Plywood Sailboat

    Sorry fellas! Apparently I hadn't had enough coffee yet. She's a 12 footer and basically a glorified sunfish with 10" sides. She was used on the local lake. The CDX plywood is 1/4" and half of that...
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    Plywood Sailboat

    Reviving a plywood sailboat. She's basically in good shape but a few areas were delaminated. Should I use body filler (bondo) to fill the delaminated areas or use epoxy and a filler to fill those...
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    Re: Building Boats With Kids

    Carl, I just got back from Alumni Weeks at the School and talked with Rich about building a boat with our local cub scouts. They need to build something of wood, row a boat and sail a boat, so Rich...
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    Updating a vintage kayak

    A while back I aquired an older canvas covered kayak. It's unusual as it has aluminum frames (very similar to TV attenna vanes) attached to the wood ribbands and a plywood floor. I tend to think it...
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    Cub Scout Baot Project

    Our Cub Scout Pack is headed to camp and one of the projects is to build a raft. The rules are simple, it must support four kids and an adult. I'm figuring 600 lbs. It should be pre-built before camp...
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    Re: Repairing A Canvas Kayak

    Gentlemen, thanks so much for the help. It looks like I was headed in the wrong direction so, I think I'll take your advice and put on new skin. I may be wrong but it may take just as long to re-skin...
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    Repairing A Canvas Kayak

    Just bought a classic canvas covered kayak from the 50/60's. There was no history with it but it's got upteen layers of paint on it. It also has a small tear on the side and an 18" tear along the...
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