by DRIVE MARINE, Boatcraft
Pacific Sydney distributors.
The Heritage boatshed doors at the RAN Sailing Association were
looking sad with Rot gaining hold in the lower parts. Using Wot Rot
Repair techniques they are now looking like new saving some beautiful
cedar and oregan which is irreplaceable today.
Rot affected door removed ready to commence
repair. Note the whitish colour on the bottom. this was badly damaged
Approx 50mm cut off of Damaged timber level to
Bottom Beam Note Extent of Damage.
Removing all paint using heat Gun and wire
brush. This also removed most of the loose rot.
Door sanded ready to apply Epoxy. Note Grey Duct
Tape on Right Hand Coner. It was used underneath as well. As epoxy
will not stick to it
Next step to apply Bote-Cote thinned with TPRDA
until the timber is saturated.
Once the timber is saturated with epoxy, mix
sanding filler with Bote-Cote until thickened to peanut butter
consistency. Apply until all crevices are filled.
The Second door filled with Bote-Cote thickened
with sanding filler. Note the metal strips nailed on the front edge
over the duct tape to contain the epoxy-sanding filler.
The First door sanded ready for painting.
The First door after painting
Please call Boatcraft Pacific
07 3806 1944 ( +617 3806 1944) for how to contact your nearest reseller.