Another side view...
pictures of the boat in build progress. Any finishing suggestions is greatly appreciated.
In general Fiberglass is waterproof.
If damaged then yes.
But the overall aspect of it would be fiberglass is waterproof.
Not really sure why fanie is saying fiberglass is not water proof.
I believe that of it wasn't water proof then the coast guard would not let...
I can see what you are saying.
I rather start it now then wait becuase of the flounder season in Jan.
I have decided just to build...
I was just using the jonboat a jig to lay the wood.
It would be removed after the skin was complete.
I have looked very closely at the jon boat today. I will try to get pictures of
I have noticed that 7 of the 10 ribs are...
Ok I see what you are saying. Epox the entire inside of the hull.
I have approxiately 50 yds of 12oz biax and 100yds of 9oz chop 7.5 gallons of...
I have tried to fiberglass the aluminium and over a period of time in this heat
peels in the matter of a couple months
Be back Later
Gone to the flats for the Specks and Reds
Thank You Ancient
That gave me the some measurements for the Strakes.
But still lost on the transom and rib framing.
I have look at that site time and time again. There is nothing that appealing
on there that I would like to have.
Sites I been to:
This is what I have been drawing
This is the style I want which is basically the same shape.
My daughter that would go...
I have decided to go with a different style of boat.
Instead of the wrapping of the jon boat, I want to go with a
Semi-Vee 2 Chine...
OKAY I HAVE AN IDEA. WATCH OUT THIS HURT COMING UP WITH THIS.
I did what ever mans does.
Went to Home Depot and Just walked around and...
Not sure if I understand what you mean about a female mold from chicken wire and plaster.
Are you refering to covering the outside with chicken...
PU foam is widely used in boats. It comes in 2 parts you mix and you pour.
Underneath the floor is PU...
Ok I am new to this site. I have a couple of ideas that I am pondering on.
I am looking to build a relatively cheap boat that would serve the...