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Building a KARA Hummer Layout Duck Boat #6: Applying the Plywood Hull Panels

05-19-2015 08:37 PM by DustyMark | 4 comments »

Fiberglass Experiment I applied a layer of fiberglass cloth to the plywood hull panels before work, betting they would be “green” cured in the afternoon upon my return. Using Raka 127 Resin and Raka 350 hardener at 72 degrees and 48% humidity the fiberglass was set perfectly in about 8 hours. It was bonded, yet flexible enough to not restrict the plywood from curving around the hull ribs. The epoxy is wet into the fiberglass cloth with a foam roller. I never pay...

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Building a Fishing Kayak Cooler #4: Fiberglassing the Interior

05-02-2019 02:18 AM by DustyMark | 0 comments »

Tonight I fiberglassed the interior of the cooler. The Method Precut the individual panels to make placing them easier and swifter when working with curing epoxy. Thickened epoxy is put into a 1-quart freezer bag that works like a caulk tube. Laying a bead of epoxy. The bead is smoothed out with a plastic scraper cut to the desired radius. The idea of this bead is for the fiberglass to make it around the corners without a void. Each piece of fiberglass i...

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