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How to Refinish a Gel Coat on Fiberglass

How to Refinish a Gel Coat on Fiberglass

How to Refinish a Gel Coat on Fiberglass. Gelcoat is polyester resin that is pigmented. It comes in many colors, and in most cases it has additives that make it resistant to ultraviolet rays. It can also contain wax to ...

How to Repair the Vinyl on a Boat Seat

How to Repair the Vinyl on a Boat Seat

How to Repair the Vinyl on a Boat Seat. The vinyl seats on your boats are one of the first things anyone sees when they come aboard; and if they're in poor condition, they make a bad impression. There's a "trick" to ...

How to Refinish Particle Board & Laminate Furniture

How to Refinish Particle Board & Laminate Furniture

How to Refinish Particle Board & Laminate Furniture. Particle board covered with laminate is a commonly used material for furniture. Particle board consists of small bits of wood fused together into large sheets. The ...

How to Repair Cracked Resin Sink Basins

How to Repair Cracked Resin Sink Basins

How to Repair Cracked Resin Sink Basins. Sinks that are constructed out of fiberglass resin are very durable and long lasting. Fiberglass is a lightweight material that consists of layers of reinforced fiberglass mat or ...

How to Clean Dull Fiberglass

How to Clean Dull Fiberglass

How to Clean Dull Fiberglass. Fiberglass is a durable product that is used to construct shower inserts, boats and other outdoor vehicles. All new fiberglass contains a clear polish, called a gel coat, which protects the ...

How to Spray the Base Coat for Clear Coat Paint

How to Spray the Base Coat for Clear Coat Paint

How to Spray the Base Coat for Clear Coat Paint. When painting cars, it is common to spray on a colored base coat and follow with a protective clear-coat. This makes it possible to buff the surface coat without damage ...

How to Repair an Acrylic Bath Tub

How to Repair an Acrylic Bath Tub

How to Repair an Acrylic Bath Tub. Refinishing an acrylic bathtub is a less expensive option than replacing it. Whether the bathtub is scratched, cracked or just worn, it is possible to repair it with an acrylic repair ...

How to Refinish Without Sanding

How to Refinish Without Sanding

How to Refinish Without Sanding. Any refinishing job is best done by stripping off the old paint or stain and sanding the wood smooth. There are many times when you just need a quick paint job and want to skip all of ...

How to tan small hides

How to tan small hides

How to tan small hides. If you hunt for small game, you probably know all about how to clean and dress and make a tasty stew from your haul. If you can add tanning to your repertoire, you'll be able to make good use of ...

How to Paint Laminate Flooring

How to Paint Laminate Flooring

How to Paint Laminate Flooring. Laminate flooring is usually placed in areas that are heavily trafficked, including spaces in or around kitchens, bathrooms and entryways. After time, this everyday wear and tear can make ...

DIY: Instructions to Fabricate a Murphy Bed

DIY: Instructions to Fabricate a Murphy Bed

DIY: Instructions to Fabricate a Murphy Bed. A Murphy bed, also known as a bed-in-a-door, is a space-saving furniture idea that has distinct advantages over conventional furniture. The bed can be folded up out of the ...

How to Build Your Own Jon Boat

How to Build Your Own Jon Boat

How to Build Your Own Jon Boat. A Jon boat is possibly one of the easiest boats to build due to its flat bottom and even sides. The hull is sturdy and provides very steady buoyancy. Jon boats are not the best suited ...

The Best Way to Paint Wood Paneling

The Best Way to Paint Wood Paneling

The Best Way to Paint Wood Paneling. When you feel like the wood paneling on your wall is closing in on you, transform it with a bright, fresh new color. Outdated wood paneling, common in houses built in the 60s and ...

How to Make a Deer Blind & Ground Blinds

How to Make a Deer Blind & Ground Blinds

How to Make a Deer Blind & Ground Blinds. Deer blinds are used for still hunting, which is waiting in one place where you think a deer is likely to show up. Blinds help conceal you visually, can muffle noise and protect ...