i am replacing the floor in my aluminum boat. should i use pressure treated plywood or marine plywood? i also want to cover the plywood with the 4x8 plastic panel you can purchase at seven trust's or seven trust. any comments would be appreciated.
i am putting bc pressure treated plywood decking on my old pontoon that never leaves the dock. what is the best kind and brand of paint, and should i paint the top and edges or the bottom too? i will put pontoonstuff carpet on it. thanks for the gift of
i found out pressure treated ply wood is corrosive to aluminum, therefore i had to take it all out. do not use pressure treated ply wood in an aluminum boat had i known, i would have never put
where to use pressure-treated wood. while many homeowners wonder if they should use pressure-treated wood for a specific project, the answer is simple. wood for any outdoor project should be pressure-treated; wood for indoor projects should be left as is. the sawdust from pressure-treated wood is an irritant to the eyes, skin, and nose.
use wood treated to the proper levels for the kind of water you are building in. for freshwater, use a minimum of .60 pcf pressure treated wood and use 2.5 pcf treated wood for building a pier or dock in saltwater. your dock and pier hardware should be stainless steel, galvanized steel, or specially coated for marine environments. to prevent
one of the first projects i'd like to do on my jon boat is to put a floor down, it has ribs about every 14 inches and is almost flat. i have some new pressure treated 1 x 6 left over from a decking project, is this a good way to go, i would leave a little bit of a gap between the boards so air can circulate.
hey guys, i am in the process of putting a new deck on my boat. i have decided to use starboard, but i can't decide whether or not to get the stuff with the anti-skid pattern molded into it or just the standard sheet so my question to anyone
pontoon restoration, flooring ideas: post reply : page it has arsenic in it so it is no longer sold to the housing consumer but is still available for marine use. the new pressure treated plywood now is copper based and will react badly with your aluminum. our pontoon boat carpet is designed to be glued completely to the deck of your
i am planning on using untreated plywood to floor the bottom of the boat. i have read that treating the wood with resin using polyester resin will protect the wood againist the effects of water. i have also read that using treated plywood e.g. marine or exterier is not good becasue, 'polyester resin cannot enter the wood grain in order to
an epoxy resin, such as west systems, is applied prior to installation to seal the wood on all sides as well as the exposed ends. you do not want to use pressure treated deck plywood as the chemicals will leach out of it and stain the carpet. 7.
i use pressure treated for posts and deck beams. that is all. we air dry it for at least a year if we can. for ribs and frames we use something harder, usually jersey white oak, or mahogany. fish and ships or is that chips. 03-14 pressure treated wood in boats-
i am just finishing up my new decking on my aluminum boat. i used 23/32 in. sheets of pressure treated plywood, and then treated it with thompsons wood sealer, to protcect it from rot. i think marine plywood is to expensive. for decking i used long peices of 2x4 with 'l' brackets drilled in to the bencehs to hold them.
bcx will have one 'b' face that will be far superior to a c face, you may even find bcx with the b face sanded. that's what i'd use, because my boat is always stored under shelter. however, if i had a beater boat that i stored in the yard under a tarp, no question about it, i'd use green pressure treated plywood for rot resistance.
newby replacing aluminum boat's floor. discussion in 'materials' started by brylk1830, mar 29, 2008. joined: brylk1830 junior member. hello, i'm finally diving in and preparing to replace the soggy floor on my 16' aluminum fishing boat and i have a few questions. any help would be appreciated immensely you could use exterior pressure
pressure treated lumber has been synonymous with marine use for many years. the cost of marine-grade timbers compared to other types of materials can prove to be more economical, with a properly engineered seawall or retaining wall lasting up to 25 years when adequately maintained. marine timbers can also give your waterfront a more natural look.
there are different levels of pressure treated lumber available. from what you would use on a deck, to marine treated, for fresh and saltwater use. the new regs have changed the impact of chemicals used in pressure treating, and while the initial cost of pressure treated wood may have increased, it is nothing compared to what it saves the
eva foam decks: new nonskid for fishing boats. eva foam nonskid for fishing boats adds comfort, style and safety. by jim a pressure washer at a self-service car wash or one you have at home use a low-pressure setting to prevent damage to the foam will restore the nonskid to its original color. avoid using harsh chemicals such as acetone
transom and sub-deck pressure treated remains in perfect condition. i've cleaned the thing out, ready to do it better this time. anyway - my initial idea was cut back on some weight, use 1/2 plywood this time, encapsulate with thin cloth and 2 part epoxy..
pressure treated wood dock decking. the use of pressure treated wood decking for boat docks and marinas is a very traditional choice. its classic in appearance and provides a rich wood grain that compliments every nautical setting. pressure treated wood dock planking is probably the most cost effective decking material for docks, making it a
cheap fix for a rotten boat floor part 1 of 2 installing new plywood i used 3/4' pressure treated plywood at a cost of $50 for a 4'x8' sheet. it took 1.7 sheets. boat deck and floor
i used pressure treated 5/4 deck boards to re-deck my pontoon when the floor gave up, stripped everything down to bare metal, then rolled on grizzly grip bed coating on all metal parts that the treated wood would be touching. it's been re-decked for 2 years now, and 2 weeks ago i had to pull a board up to get to some wiring and i seen no damage to either the board or the metal. but i did buy
best materials and brands for your florida dock project. feb 6, 2018 3:06:00 pm. by scott myers. pressure treated wood. pressure treated lumber is a great choice for docks because it's durable and affordable. the pressure treatment in the wood helps resist fungus, wood-boring pests and decay. dock and boat lift uses marine grade wood for
looking for some knowledge on this subject, i realize you cant put treated lumber directly onto aluminum. i am in the process of wanting to build two platforms on my boat, these platforms will go over the existing flooring and existing carpet, so there wont be direct contact with the treated lumber and the aluminum.