Boat Repair - I wanted a cheap boat, how can I make one of those?

 A half rotten 26year old boat

  • I located a rotten old boat, this one was a gift from freecycle.com
  • Then the job was to cut back all the rotten wood and peel away all the flaky and old varnish.
  • Next I mixed some resin and hardener to soak some fibre glass sheets.
  • Layering the fibreglass sheets over the holes and eventually making good with sand paper.
  • I used epoxy filler to fill any recesses left in the repair work.
  • Then sanded down the filler and touched up with wood stain to hide the repairs.
  • Lastly I rubbed down the whole boat and re-varnished.
The finished article

Now, just for a name. Any suggestions?

5 comments:

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  4. This is amazing i also want to make this thing, but i don't know how to repair it. Should i go to marine repair service to ask them how?

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