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by James1
Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: foam kayak
Replies: 10
Views: 5447

Re: foam kayak

Great info guys. Thanks alot for the help and anything else you may have I'd love to hear.
by James1
Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: foam kayak
Replies: 10
Views: 5447

Kayak of Foam

they build kayaks out of hollow plastic with injection molding. I was thinking that fiberglass would be stronger than plastic so cutting a kayak out of foam block and coating it with fiberglass I was thinking should work I was hoping someone could help me out with what type of fiberglass and how man...
by James1
Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: foam kayak
Replies: 10
Views: 5447

Re: foam kayak

It's expanding rigid urethane foam is a closed cell, pourable foam, which will resist the absorption of water
by James1
Thu Dec 11, 2014 11:27 am
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: foam kayak
Replies: 10
Views: 5447

Re: foam kayak

what would you recommend putting inside of it for support? I'm going to use West System epoxy because it will not destroy the foam. if I cut the foam block what should I put inside it for support. what if I cut it in half put a piece of fiberglass mat on both sides and put it back together? I want t...
by James1
Thu Dec 11, 2014 10:50 am
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: foam kayak
Replies: 10
Views: 5447

foam kayak

I cut a kayak out of a block of foam, this is a 10 foot sit on top kayak, Now how would I go about fiber glassing it? what type of cloth would I use and how many layers would be needed for it to be strong enough? any and all information would be greatly appreciated. thank you