Rolling Spa Cover

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Project by flippyaforeal posted 04-22-2016 05:59 AM 3330 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cedar and a cross linked Polyethylene. Cedar is finished with polyurethane. Cedar is adhered to the foam with an epoxy, preparations of the foam were made accordingly. Finished off with stainless hardware. The rack the cover sits on when rolled up is also cedar. Hope you enjoy this one. Lots of work, but fun!!

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#1 posted 04-22-2016 04:21 PM

thats a cool cover something different,its kind of what i envisioned you describing.i like the rack that holds the cover too.great job.keep us me informed how it holds up.

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#2 posted 04-26-2016 12:55 AM

show me an end shot of the cover in the rolled up position, wanting to see how the boards interlock!
Looks like a great job, also where does one get the polyehlene, does it have good R-value?

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#3 posted 04-26-2016 05:07 PM

A picture of the rolled up side is in the images. Just zoom. Polyethylene was purchased from a boat builder neighbor of mine. You really need to hunt for it. Cross linked closed cell. R value of the foam plus the bubble insulator sheet should be good. I have it at 104 and I cannot feel any heat on top of the foam. Not sure I would have one without the other.

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