Sam Snyder
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  • Anchorage, AK
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Front Seat Ideas/Plans
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Hey Folks,As I showed in my post a few days ago, i continue on with a project. Now that the major issues are fixed up the last thing to restore/rebuild/or build fresh is a new front seat. I was…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Snyder Jul 10, 2013.

Why Would Anyone in Their Right Mind . . .?
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Hey Folks,Been a while since posted. So last year, I bought a major project boat. As I dug into the back which looked like this:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by lhedrick Jul 7, 2013.

Adams Rib
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Have folks seen this film about one man and his boat building passion. He builds canoes, not drive boats, but seems worth a watch nonetheless!…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Newman Aug 24, 2012.

An (overly) simple question re: Epoxy and Sanding
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As I've posted before, I am pretty new to boat work. I am restoring a craigslist rescue boat. The inside is cleaned up and ready to go. I just flipped the boat. The bottom is in relatively great…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Newman Jun 25, 2012.


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About Me:
Working to protect the waters of Bristol Bay from the proposed colossal that is the Pebble Mine
Boats I own:
I bought a trailer and I got a wood boat restoraiton project thrown in!

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At 1:02pm on May 29, 2012, Jonathan Clarke said…

I'm in total agreement about keeping costs down and doing things in a practical fashion.  Hope the porch and floor enamel works out for you.

At 4:44am on May 29, 2012, Jonathan Clarke said…

My boat was painted with oil based porch and floor enamel, gray on the inside and dark green on the outside.  The boat was primed with an oil base primer.  Much of the interior is still the original gray, although I did redo the floor with Durabak just now.  I would have freshened the exterior with the same paint, but Sears no longer offers porch and floor enamel in oil base.  So, I repainted the exterior with Petit Easypoxy.  The Petit paint is pretty, but I don't think it's quite as tough as the Sears paint was.  Other paint suppliers still do have oil base porch and floor enamel and I'm sure they'd work.  If that doesn't answer your question, please feel free to get back to me.  Good luck!


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