Sep 18, 2013 . If you are not replacing the plywood you will be able to locate the holes in your deck but take lots of pictures during this step of the carpet replacement process so you know how to put everything back on your boat. You also need to remove the deck trim pieces that are attached to the side of the deck in order..
Apr 27, 2011 . I am replacing the floorboards in my Hews SeaRunner. I would like to know where to get marine grade wood, and what is the best coating to use on it. I thought I saw last year that someone used a bed liner (like Rhino Lining) on their floor. I would like to do it all myself so any places to get materials, ways to..
I found your website while searching for the proper way to replace a small front fishing platform, from which the seat post socket has ripped out due to the wood rotting under the thin fiberglass cover. Here are some pictures of what I am talking about (front bow picture is FYI, no damage there):. This front fishing deck appears..
After you have cleaned the area, you will want to remove all of the damaged wood. This will be very easy to do because it will literally be crumbling. You cannot repair the boat floor while rotten wood remains as it will only continue to rot. Once you are confident that the rotten sections have been removed, you can start to..
The most common material used for boat flooring is BC plywood, and it is also used for fiberglass boats in particular. Start removing the old damaged material using an electric saw to cut it; if the stringers and bulkheads are rotten, get them replaced with fiberglass ones. Then, unscrew the center console box and the seat..
Mar 21, 2013 . I have a 1973 Crestliner 16ft aluminum runabout and am replacing the floor. I don't want to use carpet. Two questions: 1. Should I use pressure treated plywood or marine plywood? 2. Instead of carpeting I am thinking of applying the plastic/ABS panels that you can buy from Lowes/Home Depot onto the..
Is this being used in floors or aluminum boats in Half inch thickness or is it not rigid enough. Thank you. Brian earley on Jul 22, 2017. BEST ANSWER: Hello Brian, that is a great question. It is always recommended to use the same thickness as the plywood the Coosa would be replacing. If you are adding this floor from..
We're kicking around the idea of re-flooring our 16'er. I know we could just replace the plywood that's in it. I'm looking for other options. The..
Have you considered using composite boat flooring replacement material ? Why not opt for DEK-KING Composite Boat Flooring ? DEK-KING is the most real looking Synthetic Teak . Make sure you use a good marine grade plywood so the water does not damage all your hard work. Replace all the screws in the stringers to..
Mar 5, 2017 . Marine plywood is a great sheet material that can be easily cut using both hand saws and basic power tools. Marine plywood is often used to build boat interiors and to replace flooring during boat renovations. But why do we have to use plywood specifically made for the marine environment and are we..
I'm wondering if it would be better to go with 1/2 inch ply and use 8 or 10 oz fiberglass cloth with epoxy or if it would be better to just use 3/4..
Hello. Thanks in advance for any info. I'm replacing the front floor platform on my 1994 17' side console boat. I was going to use Marine Grade plywood until I saw the price. $100+ per sheet of which
Apr 16, 2012 . The next step in the rebuild is the removal of the old plywood core and inside fiberglass transom skin. You will need access to the entire transom plus at least 12" up the side and bottom of the boat. Depending on the boat's construction, you may be able to remove the deck cap, or you may need to make a..
Sep 26, 2017 . The most important thing to keep in mind when shopping for boat flooring plywood is its resistance to the moisture boats are so commonly exposed to. The most commonly used plywood for boat flooring is marine plywood. Another option is pressure treated plywood. There are also some preventative..
Nothing against any of the posters here.but it MAKES ME CRAZY to know that here in 2012 we are still talking about replacing wooden boat floors with WOOD! Aren't there any new, high tech products a guy can use to re-deck a boat besides wood? It's easy to work with. I suppose I could've gone..
Feb 14, 2017 . 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 center of the boat: One piece from behind the fuel tank to the stern; three pieces along the fuel tank--one on..
Apr 13, 2012 . If you decide the boat isn't worth it, check out our New Boats and Motors Buyers Guide. With every repair you will begin with the removal of the hatches, panels, and carpet from the areas that you are working on. The removal of the existing carpet from wood and Aluminum surfaces can be challenging
This is a ~18 ft aluminum boat. The deck is going to be primed and sprayed with "spray-in" bed liner, so this will also act as a moisture barrier and UV protectant from the top. Option 1 - Standard 1/2 plywood treated with a few layers of 2-part epoxy for outdoor water fitness. (almost 1.5x cost). Option 2 - 5/8..
Jun 30, 2017 . That's why I recommend that every pontoon owner learn about the deck of their boat, as well as how to protect, maintain, repair and replace iteven . Pros: Lightweight, strong and usually defect-free, this wood is constructed with waterproof glue so that water and high humidity won't cause it to deteriorate
Jul 18, 2017 . Other repairs require removing fixtures or carpets that prevent access to the damaged floor in a boat. The methods used to make minor repairs to wood and fiberglass floors in a boat are similar in many ways. Major repairs or repairs to aluminum boat floors should be assigned to an experienced repair shop..