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Epoxy resins and hardeners for building in Florida

Hi everybody,  I have just received my Hitia 17 building plans (#456) and I'm really excited to start building, but this is my first build…

Started by Manjuari

4 Jul 4, 2023
Reply by Manjuari

What epoxy do you use?

Is anyone using the Marinpoxy from the supplier in Florida ( looks like duckworks sells it too)? It's cheaper but is it any good?

Started by Winston Dryden

11 Oct 24, 2022
Reply by Tim Brown

5 PAINT over EPOXY Adhesion tests, by Balkan Shipyards

I'm tired of sanding epoxy.... So I'm quitting that. The video below, is a good reason. Keep Shunting, Balkan Shipyard http://https://you…

Started by rael dobkins

4 Jul 31, 2021
Reply by rael dobkins

Two component paint

While I wait for the Mana "cat kit" to arrive I have been spending considerable time on the Forum, picking up ideas and techniques that wil…

Started by Rod McLaren

13 Sep 9, 2019
Reply by Michael Stephani

Loving epoxy......

A long road of trial and error has forced me to build 2 proas and now the third.......As weird as it seems, shunting is just so cool......…

Started by rael dobkins

0 May 26, 2018

Leaving the pumps on the epoxy containers?

Can I leave the pumps on the epoxy containers over a longer period of time or should I remove the pumps and close the containers after each…

Started by Building Wharrams

5 Nov 19, 2017
Reply by Sean Maguire

non skid paint tips

any good advice out there regarding getting an attractive non skid finish that is maintainable in the future ie when repainting is required…

Started by Brett Parker

5 Apr 1, 2017
Reply by patrick lennon

What is the best way to get rid of the dust after sanding wood and before coating?

Hi! Just brushing the surface doesn't seem to get the fine dust out.  I was going to use a rag with alcohol or thinner. I just read, howeve…

Started by Christian Linder

7 Sep 29, 2016
Reply by Christian Linder

Primary bonding vs. secondary bonding

Hello boatbuilders, I am going to coat the interior of the hull panels of my Melanesia. Do you recommend using the wet on wet technique (wh…

Started by Christian Linder

2 Sep 23, 2016
Reply by Christian Linder

Sticky Epoxy

Hi everyone!  Building the Melanesia is turning out to be a bit more complicated than I thought.. since it is the first time I build a boat…

Started by Christian Linder

6 Sep 12, 2016
Reply by Robert Hughes


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