Edge molding

Discussion in 'Materials' started by scotch&water, Aug 20, 2009.

  1. scotch&water
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    scotch&water Junior Member

    Hi all you experts, having a problem locating edging strips for a wood boat rebuild project, transom chine edges ect. Boat is home constructed 50 years old ? Builder tacked and screwed galv. flashing on all edges and it looks tacky, my customer would like to replace them. Fritz
     
  2. pescaloco
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    pescaloco Senior Member

    How about light guage stainless steel angle 2x2 of so
    if the lines are not to curvey it should work fine with out much extra metal work
     
  3. alan white
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    alan white Senior Member

    Any sheet metal shop can make them, and also tig weld the joints if necessary. Ask for "food grade" stainless, which guaratees least corrosion.
     

  4. scotch&water
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    scotch&water Junior Member

    Thank you Pescaloco and Alan for you help, I have checked with the metal shop and 24G can be cut and bend the welding will be solved. Fritz
     
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