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Staining an Antique and Classic Wood Boat

Staining - It is the most important aspect of refinishing. Sometimes the hull and/or deck planks do not match color wise and special attention is needed prior to application of…
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    Launch day for the 1939 Wallace. Believe it or not this boat lives in the Ohio River all season long. ... See MoreSee Less

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    Launch day for the 1939 Wallace.  Believe it or not this boat lives in the Ohio River all season long.Image attachment

    Rebuilt gsuges from the master Mark Clawson ready for installation ... See MoreSee Less

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    Rebuilt gsuges from the master Mark Clawson ready for installation

    Loading up some old growth quartersawn Mahogany . Gotta buy it when you find it ... See MoreSee Less

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    Loading up some old growth quartersawn Mahogany .  Gotta buy it when you find itImage attachmentImage attachment

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    Just look at all that mahogany, I’m jealous!

    Some day when I grow up! I want to be a wooden boat, can you help?

    Bleacher seats? We bought a bunch of Honduran Mahogany seats. Nice material after scraping 40 pounds of petrified gum off one side...

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    A repower isn't just a straightforward thing on an old fiberglass boat. Most 30, 40 or 50 year old boats will have issues with rot in the transom or stringers. Make sure these areas are checked before investing in a new power plant or running gear. Repairs are possible but you can not hang a new expensive engine on a hollow transom. ... See MoreSee Less

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    Refinishing the decks on this Chris Craft U22. Someone really buggered up these seams. We will also be installing new flooring and painting the sides. ... See MoreSee Less

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    Refinishing the decks on this Chris Craft U22. Someone really buggered up these seams.   We will also be installing  new flooring and painting the sides.Image attachment

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    What type of finish will you use?

    Is that Caprail raised on the final product?

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