• Unloading The New Teak Deck!!!

    Friday, April 28, 2017

    Unloading the new teak deck that was made for me by TeakDecking Systems! This crate was 41 feet long and weighed roughly 1300 pounds :-O! Very grateful for all the help that I was able to get from local friends! Without them I don’t know how I would have been able to pull this off 🙂 Thank you!!! Please ‘Like’, ‘Share’ and ‘Comment’!! Subscribe To This Channel!! https://www.youtube.com/user/boatworkstoday?sub_confirmation=1 Also, please remember that there is additional content and ad-free versions of these video’s available for Patreon…

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Gelcoat / Fiberglass Intro

This first video is the launch for our gelcoat and fiberglass repair series! In the following episodes we’ll cover everything from surface prep, fiberglass repair, gelcoat color matching, application, blending and finishing 🙂 If you own a boat, these will be the video’s that you’ll want to see.. Please remember to Subscribe to our Youtube channel and follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Classic Boat Finish On Mahogany

Here we take a look at the stains and finishing process used to get the same outstanding appearance that is typically associated with traditional mahogany runabouts! Deep uniform stains and a varnished surface so perfect it can double as a mirror 🙂 All of the materials used were manufactured by Pettit Paint (which is also the same stuff that builders such as Hackercraft use!) The stain itself is thinned down roughly 25% with Pettit’s general 120 thinner and can be applied a number of different…

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Steam Bending A Wood Toboggan Part 2

In our final episode of the year I finish the construction and assembly of a traditional steam bent wood toboggan.  The assembly was done using #12 stainless flat head screws that were counter sunk leaving the heads flush with the bottom of the sled.  After assembly the entire toboggan was finished with 2 coats of West System epoxy using their 207 clear hardener, sanded with 320 grit paper and final topcoats were applied with Pettit V-975 Satin urethane Varnish.   As I mentioned in the…

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Steam Bending A Toboggan Part 1

Here I primarily cover tips and techniques for steam bending lumber. In this case it happens to be for building a toboggan but the same guidelines apply for any application.

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