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#11730658 - 07/19/16 01:15 PM Marine plywood
Gmann Offline
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Registered: 03/09/04
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Loc: Allen, TX
Trying to find some in the Dallas area, problem is, I don't need a whole lot of it.

4' x 8' sheets is about all I can find, may just have to get all of it.

Anyone have any sources?

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#11730991 - 07/19/16 03:33 PM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
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Marine and exterior use the same glue. The only difference is marine plywood is not supposed to have voids in it but that isn't always the case.
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#11732053 - 07/20/16 04:54 AM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
Spooley Offline
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Home Depot and Lowe's are usually willing to sell cut off's and they will also trim your wood to size for easy hauling.
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#11732247 - 07/20/16 08:23 AM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
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I always used exterior plywood and applied two coats of oil based paint to both sides.
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#11732922 - 07/20/16 02:06 PM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
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Loc: Arlington
I am not aware of it smaller than 4x8. Go to a lumber yard and you'll get better quality than Home Depot sells for about same price. Are you sure you need marine plywood? What I found was that unless it was going to be exposed to water all the time, Every supplier stated that it wasn't needed just for interior boat pieces

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#11734032 - 07/21/16 08:08 AM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
Gmann Offline
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Registered: 03/09/04
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Thanks all. Fishin Nut, that's probably what I'll do.

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#11735866 - 07/22/16 12:33 AM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
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Loc: Arlington
be sure to be heavy on the sides.

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#11739268 - 07/24/16 10:19 AM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
makenmend Offline
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Registered: 02/03/06
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Loc: Longview Tx
Fort Worth plywood sell marine ply, it's fir and will check, but if you apply 4 or 6 oz fiberglass with a couple of coats of epoxy it will last a very long time. You also need to seal the edges well to ensure no water intrusion.

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#11740176 - 07/24/16 08:19 PM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
eyeball Offline
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I was recently told it wasnt made anymore due to regular plywood being so much improved. I wish the boat repair shop i used would have used it when making my now rotting boat seats.
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#11741577 - 07/25/16 04:00 PM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
reelin Offline
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Registered: 07/25/08
Posts: 64
Gmann,

I replaced a full 4 x 8 sheet of exterior plywood on my '91 Bass Tracker 18' pontoon , front flooring .
I used marine varnish, two coats, let it dry for two days in the Texas sun, worked fine for the next 6 years ,til I sold it .
I sold it in 2007.

I'm reelin

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#11741688 - 07/25/16 05:05 PM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
FishingTalk Offline
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Registered: 07/25/16
Posts: 2
Any good lumber yards around the Deep East Texas area?
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#11742944 - 07/26/16 11:15 AM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
makenmend Offline
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Registered: 02/03/06
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Loc: Longview Tx
Houston hardwoods is probably your best/closest for marine ply. Austin fine lumber also stocks marine ply.

MM

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#11748324 - 07/29/16 09:57 AM Re: Marine plywood [Re: Gmann]
charlief1 Offline
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Registered: 08/20/15
Posts: 298
Loc: Hillsnowhere in Central Texas
Sweeny hardwoods has Oakum and you can check the catalog on-line.
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#11748467 - 07/29/16 10:54 AM Re: Marine plywood [Re: charlief1]
makenmend Offline
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Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 106
Loc: Longview Tx
That would have been good for me,(my daughter lives in Fort Worth) but I just spoke to Mike at Sweeny Hardwoods and was told they do not stock marine ply.

MM

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