The Epoxy Files


Mahogany Bench 0

"I've tried a few spar varnishes, but none can compare to this brand. I just took a look at the one-coat I applied Sunday and it's smooth as glass. Once you use this stuff you'll be searching your yard for something else to coat."

High Power Model Rocket 0

Twenty pound model rocket built by Rick Dickinson in Southern California. By his own admission Rick is a Rockaholic and obviously into whimsy. Now you know how "red skies at night" happen.

Futura Yachts "Pantera" 0

Futura Yachts 'Pantera'

The "Pantera" catamaran was built by Bob Smith of Futura Yachts of Sidney, BC, in three years using Phase Two Epoxy. Bob designed "Pantera" and races her extensively in the Canadian Gulf Islands and the Strait of Georgia in southwestern British Columbia, Canada.

Cedar Stripped Planked Canoe 0

Cedar Stripped Planked Canoe

This cedar strip planked canoe was built by John Hartvigson, photo taken on Mirror Lake, Alaska.

This boat is a beautiful example of this method of construction.

BOC Singlehander 0

BOC Singlehander

This 65-foot BOC singlehandler was designed by Dave Gerr and built by Paul Harden Cohen in New York State. The boat has made a trans-atlantic passage.

Aerobee 300 High Power Rocket 0

Aerobee 300 High Power Rocket

Chip Jenkins of Seville, Ohio, made this a 4" Diameter Aerobee 300 High Power rocket using the System Three Trial Kit for all of the construction including glassing the fins and the transition. This rocket was launched on July 5th, 2002 to an altitude of 3,300' AGL.

21 Foot Cabin Skiff 0

21 Foot Cabin Skiff

The "Christina Lea", a 21' cabinskiff was designed by Renn Tolman of Homer, Alaska, and built by Gary Porter of Fairbanks, Alaska. The skiff is constructed of marine plywood saturated with epoxy then covered with fiberglass inside and out, then painted with WR-LPU. The bottom of the hull is epoxy + 25% graphite. The boat from top to bottom is System Three.

17 Foot Cedar Stripped Kayak 0

Seventeen foot cedar-strip kayak Seventeen foot cedar-strip kayak designed and built by George Burns of Tacoma, WA. When he is not designing or building boats, George is a pilot for a regional airline.