I replaced the floor and the transom on my 191 Islander. Used exterior grade 3/4 inch from Lowe's. Found it was cheaper and better plywood than HD. Remove all the foam. [very messy job] replace foam with Styrofoam SM and pool noodles. Look up Aluthane. Use it to coat all the wood. The original floor..
I know we could just replace the plywood that's in it. I'm looking for other options. . And if we ever get rid of the boat, it's nice to be sure that you are passing on a problem to someone else. I"ve heard the Azek expands. . What thickness does anyone suspect that our floor is? It's a '94 Starcraft PikeMaster..
There is some date and I don't remember when, but from that date to present you can order new plywood un-carpeted floor panels directly from Lund . I just finished a '81 Lund Pike and everything had to come out to replace the floor, I worked on the boat for about 10 hrs a week for over a year and a half
Jun 24, 2011 . Long term, the plywood in the transom looses strength and becomes very flexible, allowing the gelcoat and fiberglass to crack. While it is a pretty complicated job, replacing the transom core isn't impossible. Demolition. Transoms are usually replaced from inside the boat. This means removing all the..
new wood.jpg. Here we have the new plywood installed and laminated to the outer skin, hull structure and floor using West System epoxy resin for maximum strength
Jul 18, 2017 . The length of the wood screws is equal to the combined thickness of the floor and the marine plywood. Add thin strips of wood under the edges of the repair patch to make it flush with the floor of the boat. Plywood bulkheads can be added as additional support for the floor
Sep 26, 2017 . Boat owners who want to replace a boat's floor or give the boat a new look have a few flooring options from which to choose. The most important thing to keep in mind when shopping for boat ..
The plan was to cut open the floor, remove the top layer of fiberglass, dig out the bad plywood, put in a new sheet of meranti and close it up adding a layer of glass over the floor. Everything was going to be covered with a lavish coat of epoxy. I carefully measured the size of the fiberglass cloth needed, and also where I..
Stringer up Boat Repair Tutorial - Bateau2. . plenty of time in this repair, do not use inferior materials. For the core of transom, stringers and sole, use either true Marine Plywood or Marine Foam. .. Floor frames temporarily fastened to the stringers will help keep them in place during the tabbing. When cutting the stringers..
Mar 5, 2017 . Marine plywood is often used to build boat interiors and to replace flooring during boat renovations. But why do we have to use plywood . Although it's a fibreglass boat, it will still require a plywood floor that will need to be reinforced with fibreglass matting. This is to protect it against the elements and to..
Apr 16, 2012 . This tutorial will focus specifically on the most common type of transom job; how to replace/rebuild a plywood cored transom. . The boats owner is a local customer who purchased all his materials through our store and followed all of our technical advice, making this rebuild a great basis for the tutorial
When it would come to sell the boat, I always explained this to the prospective buyers so they would understand why the selling price was higher. The job was done right the first time, and didn't have to be redone later. You mention if I could recommend any plywood boat building repair books. You will find explanation and..
Jul 31, 2014 . This part of the boat is usually just a layer of plywood screwed down to the top of stringers and frames. . But once the moisture damage occurs, the only repair is to replace the affected plywood. . I will describe floor replacement in a runabout, but a pontoon deck would be repaired in much the same way
How long should I expect the new marine plywood to last if I don't epoxy it? I'm trying to decide if I should epoxy it or not since it was relatively easy to get the floor out.It's about money, I've just been reading it has to be really warm for the epoxy to cure correctly and I don't have a heated garage. The boat..
Feb 14, 2017 . I diagrammed the floor and noted my measurements. I still got it wrong, but that's a later part of the story. 3. I bought 3/4 inch pressure treated exterior plywood and cut it to fit the boat. I ended up having to do jigsaw pieces in order to allow an access panel for the fuel tank, which sits under the deck in the..