This video explains how to mix epoxy with fillers and additives (such as fumed silica or Cabosil) to create thickened epoxy. Thickened epoxy is commonly used to bond wood to itself and other materials in boat building.
You can build your own boat using our plans and instructional videos! The 7th video in the FRS12 how-to build a boat series shows how to fiberglass the boat hull with epoxy resin. This includes laying fiberglass, wetting out the fiberglass, trimming fiberglass and applying fairing filler for easier sanding. Before You Fiberglass the Boat […]
Build your own boat using our plywood boat plans and instructional videos. This is the sixth video of the FRS12 how to build a boat series where we build a plywood boat. We cover installing floor supports and the outer shear bumper. This is the final step before flipping the boat over to fiberglass. These […]
This is the fifth video in the FRS12 how to build a boat series where we build a plywood boat. We cover how to pull epoxy fillets. This shows how the frames are epoxied to the hull with epoxy fillets and the individual plywood pieces become one large piece. This is where a boat is […]
This is the fourth video of the FRS12 how to build a boat series where we build a plywood boat. We cover installing the frames and longitudinal and transverse stringers, which give the boat its strength. These plywood boat plans and more are available for purchase, and come with full size patterns. How to Install […]
We’ll show you how to build a boat using our stitch and glue boat plans! In the 3rd video of the FRS12 how to build a boat series we cover assembly of the hull using zip ties with the stitch and glue method. This method can be used for other boats and wood working projects. […]
Her shape is timeless with the iconic custom Carolina flare, proud bow and a raked transom.
In the 2nd video of the FRS12 how to series we cover scarfing plywood using epoxy.
In the first video of the FRS12 how to series we cover building a jig and cutting a scarf joint using a router.