Month: October 2019

Brass Cleaner Secret! Clean and Polish Your Brass

Cleaning and polishing brass can be quite a chore. This is especially true if you do boat restoration. Some of the brass I’ve encountered is older than I am. I’ve often wished for a good brass cleaner that could do the manual work for me. Well, true to my nature, I’ve experimented with a few …

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Wen 1/2 x 18 Belt Sander – Mini Belt Sander – Power File Review

One of the challenges I encountered when working on the Boston Whaler restoration was getting into nooks and crannies with a sander. I finally broke down and bought the Wen 1/2 x 18 inch belt sander. These are also known as power files and oddly enough, finger sanders. My first impression when taking it out …

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Fiberglass Paint Primer and Sanding – Boston Whaler 13 Restoration – Part 7

Getting the interior of this Boston whaler ready for a finish coat of fiberglass paint has been a challenge. There was a lot more defects that really were unnoticeable until you started Digging in. The first hurdles were the large hole in the anchor locker, rebuilding the transom and the delamination in the bow . …

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