Barrelback 20'

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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby alycat » Sat Jul 04, 2015 6:00 pm

Stain Question.....

I put on the stain on one side and the back. The back looks good, but the side has some variation, I assume due to my poor wiping ability with varying hand pressure. I somewhat freaked out due to not taking into account how fast it started to dry before I started wiping, so I had to add some 333 thinner to get it to wipe. It is hot here in Louisiana. :shock:

My question is, can I go back and apply more stain and wipe again to even everything out, or is there another process.

I still have the other side to do which, I will apply in smaller sections to keep the drying under control.

Thanks for all the advice, I want to get this part right. The pictures really don't show the variations but I definitely can see them.

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Will Manwaring
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Barrelback 19' stretched to 20'

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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby Bill Edmundson » Sat Jul 04, 2015 7:45 pm

Will

Super Job! Wait till the clear goes on!

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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby Bob Perkins » Sun Jul 05, 2015 5:38 am

Wipe it with something that will not lift the stain - not sure what you are using - but mineral spirits, alcohol, etc.. looking at it wet will show you what the end result will be. When it is dry - it can look really bad...

If you used the Interlux stains - it has to be reduced to be used - and even then requires a lot of buffing to get the grain filled, etc. You can go back and add more and buff again if you don't like the color.

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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby alycat » Sun Jul 05, 2015 10:44 am

Thanks, I have some denatured alcohol I can wipe with.

I am using the interlux stain. I thinned to a thick house paint mixture and rolled it on, let sit till it got dull then started wiping against the grain. I just looks like I got some streaking due to different pressure in my wiping technique.

Thanks again for the advice !!
Will Manwaring
Shreveport, LA

Barrelback 19' stretched to 20'

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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby Bob Perkins » Sun Jul 05, 2015 10:58 am

I thinned down to heavy cream.
You need to use a coarse cloth and really buff it off. More like waxing a car than traditional staining
I used cloth to rub it on too. a roller may be a bit to heavy. But you have been there already.
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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby RobertCugini » Fri Jul 10, 2015 9:31 pm

Looks great. We're going to have to get both our projects together when they are done at some point!

I'm getting ready to set the extra top frames tomorrow. Got all the top pieces joined into the proper length.
Looking for a band saw to resaw some pieces for the covering boards and such. Will probably need a planer too.
Kills me, because I had all this equipment at the sawmill I worked at....
I'll post pictures.

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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby alycat » Sun Jul 12, 2015 7:56 pm

Thanks!!! You bet!! You are making some great progress!!
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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby RobertCugini » Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:30 pm

I've fabricated and set all the additional top frames. Had to even some out by gluing a shim on top of a number of frames to get everything to align properly. It kind of makes my head hurt thinking about and visualizing all the potential issues. Plans are variable depending on how you plan to do the covering boards, which make things confusing. I've acquired and joined all the top side members, so I'm about ready to set everything. Pretty exciting.
I'm still trying to figure out if I should try to resaw the lumber for the covering boards or farm it out to a mill work shop. The cost will just about cover the bandsaw I need to do the work....

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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby alycat » Thu Sep 10, 2015 6:23 am

We'll it has been two years Labor Day on this build. I am working on applying some coats of varnish and planning on building a cradle and jig for the flip!! I am glad a new phase of the build is just around the corner!

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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby mrintense » Fri Sep 11, 2015 1:07 pm

Very very nice Will! I bet you can hardly wait to get her flipped?
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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby alycat » Sat Sep 12, 2015 7:13 pm

Thanks! Ur right I can't wait, still coming up with a way to get her flipped. My goal is to flip hopefully by the end of the month or the very first part of October.
Will Manwaring
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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby Gayle Brantuk » Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:15 am

Just beautiful, Alycat! Congratulations on this milestone accomplishment in your build. Your finish work already is stunning!

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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby benpetre » Wed Sep 16, 2015 6:32 pm

Looks great! jealous of your progress!
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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby alycat » Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:10 am

Finally made the flip after a year of life's turmoil's... Now onto the internals and topsides

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Will Manwaring
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Re: Barrelback 20'

Postby slug » Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:49 am

Absolutely stunning Will! Looks good on the trailer, though I think you may have to lower her to access deck and interior work.
Congratulations.
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