erik heiden
  • Hailey, ID
  • United States
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A restoration project that came with a trailer
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Despite the fact that I have 16ft and 18ft boats in need of work, I ended up with another one sitting on top of the trailer I bought.  Guy said it was a 16ft, but (If I remember correctly from a few…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by erik heiden Sep 22, 2017.

Formbys
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Anyone use Formbys Furniture Refinisher to remove varnish?  I am stripping my boat to wood and it has about 10 coats.  Citristrip isn't getting it done.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by erik heiden Sep 23, 2016.

 

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erik heiden replied to erik heiden's discussion A restoration project that came with a trailer
"Kurt, Was planning to get a hold of you, once I assessed the situation.  Call ya next week.  Thanks!"
Sep 22, 2017
Kurt Selisch replied to erik heiden's discussion A restoration project that came with a trailer
"Hey Erik, we met a couple years ago with Brett Williams. Give me a call and I would be interested in looking at this boat. Might be able to help you with the bottom scarf.....Kurt 208-720-9609"
Sep 21, 2017
erik heiden replied to erik heiden's discussion A restoration project that came with a trailer
"Update:  Of course I was wrong.  This picture is of the chine batten and log at the rowers seat.  Again, chine is in tact, but is a little spongey.  I'll either drill and fill with high-viscous epoxy or cut out a section and…"
Sep 21, 2017
erik heiden replied to erik heiden's discussion Formbys
"Hadn't thought of that.  Thanks!  I have learned my lesson with too sharp of a scraper, having to epoxy a bit of the veneer sheet back on the ply.  Good thing I am going to paint when I am done.  (I want to lay thin glass on…"
Sep 23, 2016
Lawrence E. Long replied to erik heiden's discussion Formbys
"With that number of coats on the hull you might want to try a heat gun and a dull putty knife first and then finish off with stripper.  Have used this method pulling off epoxy coatings- but don't go nuts with the gun until you see…"
Sep 23, 2016
Mike Thomas replied to erik heiden's discussion Formbys
"Zip Strip paint and varnish remover is a good one, and there was a aircraft paint remover that was good too...."
Sep 21, 2016

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Hometown:
Hailey, ID
Website:
http://wiseguypizzapie.com
Boats I own:
16 foot meranti taxman design

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