Some advice on applying glass cloth with epoxy resin to wooden boats and canoes, to wooden boats for anyone considering building or repairing a fibreglass. The fiberglass cloth used in fiberglassing a typical plywood boat must be If in doubt, test the material using scrap wood, to insure that it cannot be pulled off. Any thoughts up or down? I could get a newer fiberglass boat but I really like the classic lines and frankly I hate the aesthetic of the new boats.
Can you just convert the wooden planks to fiberglass ones? I have no clue how boats are built, about the stress these materials are under. You can patch boat holes in an afternoon and fiberglass a boat in just a couple of Cut out the inside wall, remove wood, clean out debris, cut new wood to size. Any wooden boat repair has to be looked at holistically and take into account the owner's requirements and the vessel's construction, condition, and service.
i have a 26' palmer johnson stout fella jr in my barn. a friend is suggesting covering it with fiberglass as the most efective way to get it back into.