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Finish Chris Craft Sportsman 
My Friend has built a replica stern of a Chris Craft Sportsman and made it into a Bar for my new home. I would like to Finish it to look Authentic. …

Epifanes or NOT 
I have a ‘59 plywood mahogany Elgin. No rot but old checked grain. I have tried for two years now to make Epifanes fill the grain and produce a …

Maintenance Varnish 
How can you tell when it is time to add maintenance coats of varnish? When it is time to add, what is the process?

Best finish for an old wooden sneak boat 
Hello, I am refinishing an old Lake St Clair sneak boat made with 5/8 in mahogany planks that are for the most part very tight. The keel / plank connection …

Has anyone reviewed rustoleum marine paint? 
I plan to paint the nutshell pram I’m building. Some sites advise against epoxy paints as being inflexible and prone to cracking. Marine rustoleum …

bottom winterizing and bottom finishing 
Hello to all. Have sailed for many years, but so far on fiberglass boats only. Have got my first old "woody" (Nordic Folkboat) and I would appreciate …

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