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35492Re: [bolger] Re: Canvas deck.

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  • Roger Derby
    Apr 1, 2004
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      Buehler's main thesis is that there is no money tree in his backyard.

      He says he tried bedding canvas in epoxy once and would never do it again.

      I enjoyed his reference to "Miami Teak" which is supposedly used for boat
      decks in the low rent districts of South Florida -- three or four layers of
      tarpaper smeared with asphalt based roofing tar and covered with aluminum or
      white "Cool-Dry" trailer roof paint.

      He does like Arabol, as mentioned.

      Roger
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "grant corson" <corson@...>


      > What about using Dynel? A woven fabric, not glass, no itch
      > or irritation, bed in epoxy and has the look of canvas.
      > Grant
      > on 4/1/04 6:30 AM, Justin Meddock at jmeddock@... wrote:
      >
      > > In Buehler's Backyard Boatbuilding, he suggests as an alternative
      > > to canvas covered or epoxy/glass decks using glass cloth set in a
      > > water based lagging compound for steam pipes called Arabol.
      > > I have no idea what the finished product looks like,
      > > but I assume you get a canvas-like look and texture.
      > > Anyway, worth a look, and BBB is worth reading too...
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