Dunphy Wood Boat restore

by Karlin Giltner
(Arvada, CO USA)

I am acquiring a 50 ish Dunphy wood boat 12’.

It’s been in my family for 60+ years.

I want to restore it, its been in storage for 40 years, it looks to be solid, no damage.

The finish is pealing.

How do I finish?

Do I power wash first, then sand?

Thank you for the help

KG

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Feb 06, 2021
Dunphy boat
by: Karlin

Thank you for the advice.

Jan 31, 2021
No Jet Wash
by: Bill

If she has been in dry storage for a long time the wood should be lovely and dry, perfect for painting/varnishing.

So, no jet washing, just sand/scrape, if necessary use a heat gun/blow torch, but no jest wash.

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