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How to prevent water from entering the core of fiberglass decks via holes drilled through the deck for fittings or ventilators.
BOAT JOURNAL #73 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 62

CPR for fiberglass. A look at the problems, symptoms and cures for rot in the wood reinforcing that is often used underneath fiberglass.
BOATING WORLD #82 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 76

Advice on dealing with osmosis blisters in fiberglass boat hulls.
BOATING WORLD #117 Mar 1996 pg. 63

Maintenance and repair tips to keep fiberglass boats looking shiny and new.
BOATING WORLD #135 Jan 1998 pg. 75

How to locate and seal small leaks in fiberglass boats.
BOATING WORLD #136 Feb 1998 pg. 83

No more dock rash. How to remove or repair scrapes and gouges in fiberglass boats the easy way.
BOATING WORLD #158 Apr 2000 pg. 92

Cosmetic surgery. Follow these steps to diagnose and treat your fiberglass hull's "boat pox" (osmosis blisters).
BOATING WORLD #164 Dec 2000 pg. 75

How to install a through-hull fitting on a fiberglass boat by cutting out a circular plug from the inner hull and core and installing a wooden plug suitable for attaching the fitting.
BOATING WORLD #169 May 2001 (v.22) pg. 96

A guide to replacing the rotted wooden transom on a classic fiberglass-over-wood boat.
BOATING WORLD Jan 2002 (v.23#1) pg. 36

Repairing a gel coat ding.
BOATING WORLD Jul 2002 (v.23#7) pg. 28

Difference between using fiberglass and Kevlar to build a strip canoe.
FINE WOODWORKING #63 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 14

Fine fix for fiberglass boats. Repairing gouges and cracks that don't penetrate to the load-bearing layers of fiberglass cloth or roving.
HOME MECHANIX #743 Mar 1990 (v.86) pg. 75

How to fiberglass a boat deck to reduce maintenance.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #458 Jul 1966 (v.62) pg. 101

How to patch a fiberglass boat. Photos illustrate patching a hole in a fiberglass hull.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #465 Feb 1967 (v.63) pg. 120

Tips on repairing a neglected 17-ft. fiberglass cabin cruiser with an outboard motor.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #621 Feb 1980 (v.76) pg. 116

How to fiberglass a boat. All you need to know about fabrics, resins, and application techniques to turn out a perfect job.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1967 (v.128#6) pg. 129

How to resurface a boat deck with vinyl.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1970 (v.133#1) pg. 182

How to repair a fiberglass boat.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1971 (v.135#3) pg. 116

How to make repairs and do customizing using fiberglass.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1976 (v.146#2) pg. 92

Dynel marine fabric restores a beat-up hull.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1963 (v.182#2) pg. 127

Repairing fiberglass boats.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1964 (v.185#3) pg. 98

A new deck for your boat using a vinyl covering called "Nautolex".
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1966 (v.189#6) pg. 118

Photos illustrate how to apply "Vectra" polypropylene fiber cloth to a boat. An alternative to fiberglass, this fabric has improved properties and is easier to apply. Est. cost: $100 for a 16-foot boat.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1968 (v.192#3) pg. 114

Tips on repairing fiberglass boats for painting.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1972 (v.201#4) pg. 163

Clever boat-building techniques. (1) Fiberglass planks make the hull of a sailing skiff without need for a mold. Uses only a simple wooden jig. (2) "Geodesic Airolite" method uses thin wood ribs reinforced with Kevlar aramid roving.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1986 (v.228#3) pg. 96

Choosing and using epoxies in boatbuilding.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #50 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 61
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #52 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 6

Tip on removing fiberglass that has been applied over a wooden boat hull.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #51 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 6

Fix-up for fiberglass. How to prepare a fiberglass boat for recoating with the high-tech finishes now available. Preparation includes stripping the hull, patching damaged glass and sanding smooth.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #51 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 57

Building with C-Flex. Build fiberglass boats in your backyard using modern materials like "C-Flex" and "Coremat".
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #52 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 35
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #55 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 6

Fiberglass repairs for boats. Step-by-step repairs to a fiberglass rudder illustrate techniques which can be adapted to many small repairs you need on a fiberglass boat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #61 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 70

Tips on repairing the hull of a fiberglass boat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #63 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 70

Gelcoat repairs for fiberglass boats.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #66 Apr-May 1989 pg. 80