Projects

Junior our 1950’s Yachting Monthly dinghy

We have now removed 90% of the old varnish from the fore deck, side decks and stern area. This has had a treatment of MAS epoxies deep penetration epoxy plus one overcoat of MAS low Vis 2 to 1 epoxy using slow hardener. I am often asked why we use...

The Trouble with Junior Cont.

We are still working on the very long and time consuming job of taking out all the old screws from our 1954 designed Yachting monthly junior. But in the mean time we are going about the job of removing the old varnish and strengthening the old ply wood. I do...

The Trouble with Junior - Part 2

Junior is a 1954 designed yachting monthly junior by Kenneth Gibbs On our Last notice we had stitched the boat with nylon nails to prevent any loss of shape. The hull of this boat is built of gab boon ply on frames. This is a good strong and simple method...

The Restoration of Junior - Part 1

We are always having interesting and unusual projects turn up that need that certain black bear magic. Recently we were asked to save a 1954 designed yachting Monthly junior designed by Kenneth Gibbs. The boat was delivered to us on its trailer, but the whole lot had been loaded onto...

Mast Repair

Some of you may be aware that our main mast for the boat was hit by a mad woman driving a Toyota fortunately no one was injured but the Toyota was severely damaged and we had some marking on the mast. now our problem was that the mast had been...

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