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Where to find marine grade plywood #13714263 09/28/20 06:39 PM
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Does anyone know where in DFW to get marine grade plywood? I am starting a pontoon boat restoration.

Re: Where to find marine grade plywood [Re: zzbutler] #13714485 09/28/20 09:55 PM
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i get it from plywood co of ft worth. 35w and 820 area


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Re: Where to find marine grade plywood [Re: zzbutler] #13737378 10/20/20 06:16 PM
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Can I make a suggestion? If you plan to keep the boat, Spend the extra bucks and go with coosa board... if that is out of the budget than at least fiberglass the plywood and take special care to seal and screw hole you put in it. I redid my boat 10 years ago and now am having to redo the decking again. Wood and water just dont play nice together. I used the best wood I could get my hands on for my boat, sealed it with resin and it still rotted.

Re: Where to find marine grade plywood [Re: zzbutler] #13765507 11/11/20 02:13 AM
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^^^ That. Don't ask me how I know.

Re: Where to find marine grade plywood [Re: herbsteiner] #13765584 11/11/20 03:12 AM
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Originally Posted by herbsteiner
^^^ That. Don't ask me how I know.

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Re: Where to find marine grade plywood [Re: zzbutler] #13767230 11/12/20 12:17 PM
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when you use resin to seal plywood cut it 50% with acetone for the first coat or 2, this lets it soak in to the upper layer and seal it.
follow up with 2 light coats of plain resin then cloth and final coat.

have done 3-4 that way and never a rot problem with marine plywood, cdx will also work in a pinch but damage to the glass might be a problem.

dap tub n tile caulk actually works good for screw hole sealant, the tube tip makes it easy to put in the hole and it dries waterproof.


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