We started off with a 1983 18 ft Century
Resorter open utility fiberglass ski boat. That we discussed with
customer to make it into a mahogany runabout with a fiberglass hull
by putting, mahogany floors, seats, inside of sides, 1/2'' decks and
dash. Painted the hull burgundy to look like wood and went from an
open utility with a motor box to a split cockpit with an engine
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After stripping out the inside and all the
hardware off the decks we begin putting down
mahogany floor boards
Then we stripe the floor board with 1/8'' black
After detailing and painting the engine we install it in
put in the forward and aft bulk heads in.
We applied a mahogany dash over the original fiberglass one
and also built new seats.
Now that we have the seats and bulk heads in place now we can
construct the engine hatch.
We then sand down the fiberglass deck to get a nice bondable
surface for the epoxy to bond the new mahogany to the
Here we cut each piece of mahogany to fit together kind
of like a jigsaw puzzle.
After all the decks are laid down and fit properly we epoxy
them down and bung all the screw holes.
We cut all the bungs to deck level then start sanding to get a
nice smooth finish.
After we have reached the desired smoothness we start
We then apply 2 coats of varnish, 2 coats of epoxy then sand
the decks stripe with 1/8'' black stripe. Then apply
multiple coats of varnish then epoxy.
Now the Boat is going off to get a nice new paint job on the
sides, bottom and transom
The boat now has its nice new paint job. We also sanded and
buffed the decks for a nice smooth, shiny finish. Then
applied all the hardware, windshield, swim ladder and rub
Here we cut out the vinyl letters and apply a name of the
customers choice to the transom.
Here we put the boat in the water to find where the water line
The boat is complete, with seats, the water line all
done and the bottom painted, Old Yellow is ready to be used
all summer long.
shop is located in the Winnipesaukee Lakes Region in New