How to fiberglass boats

  • 128 Pages
  • 4.95 MB
  • English
Glen-L Marine Designs , Bellflower, CA (9152 Rosecrans, Bellflower 90706)
Boats and boating -- Maintenance and repair., Fiberglass b
Statementby Ken Hankinson.
LC ClassificationsVM322 .H36 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2748045M
LC Control Number86081137

The book provides excellent reference information for the repair of fiberglass boats. I purchased this with "Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustrated" which had better photos and was more recently written. Even though both books obviously contain similar topics, etc/5(44). The pros and cons of different materials is also well explained in the book.

The book is easy to read. I would highly recommend this to anyone new to boat building or fiberglass repair. Those who are more experienced will find the book useful, but somewhat lacking in detail. For me and my project the book is just perfect/5(44).

This is probably the only book you will need to build your own boat using composite materials. Although the book was written inthe information is still completely valid, and I say it after reading a dozen books on composite materials.

The book is very easy to read, the instructions are really clear and easy to follow/5(8). Author Hugo du Plessis focuses on the kind of boats that dominate the used market, examining fiberglass's durability, weaknesses, effects of use, and the latest research into causes of blistering--or osmosis.

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His advice will help owners extend the life of their fiberglass boats and prevent would-be owners from purchasing craft that are soon to /5(2). How to Fiberglass Boats has been added to your Cart Add to Cart.

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Cut the fiberglass cloth to size, mix the resin, and apply it to the fiberglass. Total time: 30 minutes, or 45 minutes if a second layer of fiberglass is needed. After the fiberglass has hardened, grind the edges smooth. Total time: two hours (less if you have a real grinder, instead of using a drill as we did in the video).

Author Hugo du Plessis focuses on the kind of boats that dominate the used market, examining fiberglass' durability, weaknesses, effects of use, and the latest research into causes of blistering-or osmosis.

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