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Interior walls

Post by fallguy1000 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:56 am

So, I have to finish the insides of my hull cabins.

I don't want to do a lot of fairing cycles and would prefer something that progresses without lotsa of sanding.

I also don't want to add a ton of weight, although most of the weight is forward of the center and I need some there; only that is not a very good lever point so close to center..

There are 11 surfaces from p to s here in the bunk and same in the steps room. Actually 13 in the steps room.

I was thinking about furring it all with powergrab and 1.5mm okume? But lotsa seams.. :(
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Re: Interior walls

Post by topwater » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:30 am

Ever think about using MDO ply , ready to paint once glued in , no voids, waterproof glue.
I built my seat boxes with it and it worked out great for the last 6 years . Should work
better for you because not exposed to the elements . Can be hard to find though .
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Re: Interior walls

Post by fallguy1000 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:28 am

topwater wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:30 am
Ever think about using MDO ply , ready to paint once glued in , no voids, waterproof glue.
I built my seat boxes with it and it worked out great for the last 6 years . Should work
better for you because not exposed to the elements . Can be hard to find though .
Thanks for coining in.

I have some weight concerns. I only see it in 3/8 and 1/2".

Ever seen it in 1/4"?
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Re: Interior walls

Post by piperdown » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:20 pm

fallguy1000 wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:28 am
topwater wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:30 am
Ever think about using MDO ply , ready to paint once glued in , no voids, waterproof glue.
I built my seat boxes with it and it worked out great for the last 6 years . Should work
better for you because not exposed to the elements . Can be hard to find though .
Thanks for coining in.

I have some weight concerns. I only see it in 3/8 and 1/2".

Ever seen it in 1/4"?

Thinness I've come across is 5/16. But it looks like weyerhaeuser could produce 1/4.

https://www.weyerhaeuser.com/woodproduc ... abilities/

Regardless you'd have to go to a specialty lumber store and see if they could order it.
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Re: Interior walls

Post by topwater » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:19 am

I was using 3/8 i did not look for 1/4 .
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Re: Interior walls

Post by Matt Gent » Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:58 am

What kind of finish quality are you after? There are some nicely-textures vinyl sheets these days, can get about any faux-finish you'd like: wood, tile, linen or other cloths.

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Re: Interior walls

Post by fallguy1000 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:58 pm

I am getting set on finishing with plywood.

I am also going to test komacell and komatex for headliner on the ceilings.
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Re: Interior walls

Post by Jeff » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:10 am

FallGuy, just call me when you are ready to discuss the plywood!!! Stay warm up there!! Jeff

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Re: Interior walls

Post by fallguy1000 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:24 am

Jeff wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:10 am
FallGuy, just call me when you are ready to discuss the plywood!!! Stay warm up there!! Jeff
I will be calling you Mr. M. Just if I need ply for the cabin and I do, would prefer one freight bill. Might be 90 days...

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Re: Interior walls

Post by Evan_Gatehouse » Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:44 am

You can do a textured paint. Always going to be lighter than plywood.

You could do a satin oil based paint. Gloss paint shows every tape seam.

You could do cheap thin doorskin veneer. Epoxy coat because it won't be rotproof inside a boat.

Here is the inside of our saloon painted with a satin oil based paint. You can see the seams. They are "lightly faired" No attempt was made to make them perfect. My wife called it "the truth in materials" look
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Production boat builders often used "mouse fur" - very short nap carpeting like an automobile headliner. Glued to the hull sides and ceiling.

Catana catamarans use corrugated white plastic signboard (like realtor signs) for the ceilings with thin wooden battens to hold them in place. Light and easy to wipe down to clean.
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