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houseboat roof repair replace help | Boat Design NetHey everyone, i have a late 70's Sumerset 55' x 14' houseboat. Steel hull (before i get thrown under the bus for a steel hull, its paid off and we love it, in fact its getting all new steel put on the hull now.) Here is my question, it has a few week spots in the top roof/deck. and had some leaks etc. so i was going to put new tongue and groove plywood on the entire room. around 1/2" maybe 3/4" not sure yet. i was going to put it right over top the old room. So my questions are:

From The Forums: A DIY Deck Job? | Houseboat MagazineA forum member is in the process of building a 55-foot pontoon-style houseboat and is wondering if anyone has any ideas: lady samara: I'm looking for the most reasonably priced solution. If I use marine-grade plywood as a core and gel coat all sides (two layers on each side), would anybody know the life expectancy of that? 42 gibson: I redid two pontoon-style houseboats and used 3/4-inch marine-grade plywood on both. I didn't put anything on the decks except carpet or seal the ...

3/4" Marine Grade Plywood | PontoonStuff.comFree Shipping - (ships within 3 business day). plywood deck kits can be shipped to residential address but customers must be prepared to manually unload the truck. Pontoon boat decking kits will ship on a 4' x 8' pallet with the plywood banded together. Description. Choose between 8' and 8-1/2' wide CCA treated marine grade plywood. This CCA treated marine grade plywood has a B face and C bottom. The top is sanded smooth but may have small knots and the bottom will have ...

Houseboat Repairs, Fixing Fiberglass - Soft Decks on Gibson ...by: Old houseboater The soft decks are not soft fiberglass. The softness is caused by deterioration (rotting) of the plywood supporting the fiberglass covering. Most houseboats use wood for framing, roofs and decks. Water getting into the wood causes soft decks, transom rot, and deteroration of stringers and framing. Over time the rotted areas have to be repaired/replaced. In the case of decks, the bad areas have to be cut out, the wood replaced, and new fiberglass and gelcoat applied.

Pontoon to Houseboat Conversion | Boat Design NetPontoon houseboat. I converted a 24ft Landau pontoon boat into a houseboat about 10 years ago, and it was a great sucess. The trick is to keep everything very light, on the cabin. I used 1/4" ply for the rood and sides, and 3/4" for the .... Another thought was to raise the cabin a few inches off the deck, I mounted the cabin right on the plywood deck of the pontoons, and it was always getting the carpet wet, in rough water, I finally put a coat of elastomeric sealer over the ...

deck ing material options? [Archive] - Houseboat Forumshi , I'm in the process of building a 55 foot pontoon boat, any diy people have any ideas to make a deck, without the use of plywood, my first attempt was on a piece of flat galvanized ribbed metal, I fill the voids with wood chips and resin, what the following layer of a mat and roving, it's too flexible , I'm looking for the most reasonable price solution. if I use a marine grade plywood as a core, gel coat all sides, two layers on each side, would anybody know the life ...

Yes, with House Boat Plans, you can Build your Own Houseboat!When it comes to houseboat building or a deck repair, what plywood do we use, interior, exterior, or marine grade plywood's? Last September we purchased Any tips, plans, or ideas for building a man's houseboat? Build your own houseboat - Any plans for house boats, and a man's dog? I'm looking for plans to build your own houseboat. I am thinking of building my own boat, a basic man's boat, for me and my dog. It would be used only Vancouver Harbour, BC - Floating homes, ...

Inexperenced Newbies READ THIS WARNING [Archive] - Houseboat ...This is the Achilles heel of fiberglass houseboats. The rotting of the wood eventually will weaken the boat enough to make it worthless. Many of these boats will still look good but investigation will reveal damage beyond economical repair. * Where to look - Soft roofs and decks indicate the supporting plywood is rotted and in need of replacement. This is within the capabilities of the average handyman with wood working and fiber glassing skills. Yard price $500 for a ...

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Houseboat Roof Construction - repair it with wood stud, or ...I have already replaced the decking material on the front deck and I am wondering if the roof is constructed with the same galvanized studs or if it is constructed with wood studs. The overall thickness of the roof is 3 1/2". ... Rating star, Rhino Liner on houseboats by: Anonymous I built a wooden box that sits on top of the houseboat roof for the water tank and storage. I used 3/4" plywood, primer paint then RhinoLiner. Now after 2 years in the Nevada sun the Rhino Liner did not hold up.