I'm just about finished heat stripping the varnish off my Wagemaker.
Problem is there is fiberglass from the bottom to top rail where the sides meet the transom.
Three inches on each side.
Some peeled off leaving the laminate good.
Heat does not work.
Is there a solvent that would remove the fiberglass without damaging the plywood?
Please advise as this project is ready for the trailer and garage storage until spring.
----------------------------------- Update Oct 24, 2015
Before I get started I would like to say thanks for your expert advice, Mike.(see below)
This project is coming along good so far except for some spots that were hidden by previous owners poor work.
Here are some pix with a brief discription.
1 This is a metal strip on the bow I would like to save. 2 Loose laminate on starboard front. 3 A bad patch. 4 Loose and missing laminate aft. 5 Another look. 6 Port side aft. 7 A few spots that need to be blended in. 8 Filler. 9 Some fiber glass that was rolled over the trim rail. I don't want to take a chance at removing this if it could be matched with the new stain.
There is a few weeks before possible snow so can you give me anymore advice what to do next, and what to do when it warms up next year? Jim
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