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Epoxy and Glues (19)

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Why nails with epoxy?

On the plans, lot of nails are used to hold pieces with epoxy. Epoxy and clamps or under pression with some weight is not good enough?

Started by Éric Bouvéron

40 Jul 13, 2015
Reply by Rogerio Martin

Sanding before fillet

Hello again, I understand that it is necessary the epoxy coat to sand before making the filets in order to get a good bond. How much the co…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

2 May 8, 2015
Reply by Éric Bouvéron

The effects of UV, the hammering heat and humidity on Epoxy and Wood joints.

Back in the UK the greatest threat to a varnish finish was moisture ingression, lifting your finish and the green house effect which promot…

Started by Geminidawn

9 Apr 20, 2015
Reply by patrick lennon

How much epoxy resin?

I am looking at the Tiki 30 and ordered the study plans, but I am unsure from the materials list just how much epoxy is required.  Does any…

Started by John Abbott

16 Jun 7, 2014
Reply by Tam Dl

home testing of your materials

When Nev and I bought ply for building our boat, we looked carefully at the laminations on the ply sample they gave us and then home tested…

Started by Ann and Neville Clement

18 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by Robert Hughes

Epoxy versus Resorcinol

I was wondering if the people with older boats constructed with epoxy have had any problems with delamination. Larry Pardey seems to be wor…

Started by James Attianese

7 Feb 1, 2012
Reply by Manos Amanakis

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

9 Aug 13, 2011
Reply by Mary Wilson

epoxy coating inside hulls and bulkheads

good day,i am coating the hulls and bulkheads with two coats of epoxy,aplying the second coat before the first has gone off.i then give it…

Started by paul anderson

10 Dec 8, 2010
Reply by boatsmith

less toxic epoxy glue

Some of you will already know this, but MAS EPOXY'S regular glue is lots less toxic than West System epoxy.  Now they have  a "new" glue th…

Started by Ann and Neville Clement

3 May 13, 2010
Reply by Ann and Neville Clement


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