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May 12, 2021

Boat Shipping Pricing?

Hey boating enthusiast, I recently purchased my Pontoon boat and find it difficult to ship to my state Ohio in Cheap pricing. I know there are lots of

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May 12, 2021

cold moulded mahogany strip, epoxy or no epoxy?

hi I have recently stripped my topsides attend to a few seams and what not . I was planning on using epoxy and then a uv varnish ontop, however I'm getting

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May 11, 2021

very cheap DIY small singlehanded sailboat

sir, amateur boat builders can tackle two problems in one stroke: reduce the cost to a minimum and sail a boat as attractive and simple as a Laser, yet

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May 03, 2021

Marine Plywood For Sale

For Sale are 4x8 sheets of like-new plywood rated as ”Marine Exterior” by the U.S. PRODUCT STANDARD PS 1-83. This standard sets production requirements

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Apr 29, 2021

hull to kell seal in through bolt

I have a wooden boat 26 feet aldin design built in 1918. Repaired in 1970s with polyester fiber glass shell over hull refastened with bronze. New dead

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Apr 26, 2021

Help with transom repair

Recently acquired a mostly finished wood boat. Builder apparently became ill before his wife then donated to local boat museum where it sat partially

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Apr 19, 2021

Davis "Slick Seam" source or alternative?

AS I'M SURE YOU KNOW DAVIS SLICK SEAM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. DO YOU HAVE A SOURCE OR RECOMMEND A REPLACEMENT?

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Apr 16, 2021

11th Annual Colorado Wooden Boat Float

September 10-12,2021 on The Upper Colorado River Camping at Rancho Del Rio, 10 mile float on Saturday followed by riverside bbq and happy hour with prizes

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Apr 15, 2021

Wood for boat building

Hello, I have built a boat using commercial plywood and coated it with one layer of epoxy, I still have not finished the coats but my question is will

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Apr 13, 2021

Small Cracks along seam of Wooden dinghy

I've acquired a custom, 3 year old wooden dinghy, and there are thin (less than 1/16) cracks along a seam above the waterline. (Boat is built w/ Marine

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