• 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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Shop Update And A Boat Build?

With how busy I am with my paying job, I unfortunately haven’t been able to get new video’s out as often as I would like. And until we get a little closer to Fall I don’t really see this changing 🙁 But, in the mean time I thought that a few of you may be interested to see what projects I’ve been working on in the shop! Mostly a lot of core replacements, fiberglass and painting! Busy, busy, busy… Like the saying goes, “Make hay…

Marine Caulking~ Which One Do I Use??

Products highlighted in this episode: ~ 3M – 5200 – 4200 – 4000 UV – General Marine Silicone ~ Dow Corning – 791 Structural Silicone – 795 Structural Silicone With the exception of the silicone, all the products from 3M I consider to be excellent “bedding compounds” which are what is best used for general sealing / water-proofing. Whether it’s deck hardware, thru-hulls, wood trim, etc a quality bedding compound will preserve the integrity of the boat by keeping the water out, and the core…

The Finale! Applying Awlgrip Nonskid Over Various Fiberglass Repairs

This is the last of a 5 part series which outlines every step from repairing different types of fiberglass damage, thru the priming, painting and applying Awlgrip nonskid for a newly refinished deck! If you haven’t seen the previous episodes CHECK THEM OUT! They are posted on the home page of this site! Materials used in this episode: ~ Awlgrip Topside Paint ~ Awlcat #3 Brush Converter AKA Catalyst / Hardener ~ T0031 Reducer (SLOW Evaporating Thinner) ~ T0002 Reducer (FAST Evaporating Thinner) ~ Awlgrip…

Awlgrip 545 Primer Over Fiberglass Repairs

This episode continues through the finishing process after making the various fiberglass repairs around the boat. The primer is applied and sanded with the first coat of Awlgrip paint rolled and tipped. The next episode will go over adding the non-skid texture and finishing the project! Visit our website for more additional information www.boatworkstoday.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Materials used in this episode: ~ Awlgrip 545 Primer (White) mixed 1:1 with coverter ~ Awlgrip topside paint, Awlcat #3 brush converter mixed 2:1…

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