All Videos » Boat Painting and Maintenance

Boat painting and maintenance can be daunting, especially if you’re unclear how to go about it. But it needn’t be. Get your boat in good condition and establish the right maintenance program, and you’ll have a craft that will bring joy not only to you but to future generations.

Title
Removing Paint from a Wooden Boat – Rhythm, Heat and a Scraper: Pride in one's work is never more evident than here-watching Havilah Hawkins take on the task of removing paint efficien...
How to Build The Off Center Skiff, Part 16 – Outer Stem + Sanding and Priming the Hull: The kids put in some elbow grease with sandpaper and paintbrushes....
How to Use Epoxy, Part 2 – Getting a Smooth Finish for Paint or Varnish: Eric Blake continues his walkthrough on how to use epoxy to get a smooth finish for paint or varnish at the Brooklin Bo...
How to Use Epoxy, Part 1 – Coating Plywood for Paint or Varnish: For your next project, let Eric Blake walk you through using an epoxy buildup coat before painting or varnishing bare...
Carrying on the Tradition, Hand Painted Boat Lettering: On a classic boat, nothing says "hand made" better than the artful flourish of hand painted boat lettering....
How to Paint a Boat, Part 1 – Getting the Right Topside Paint: Get a grip on how to paint a boat — before you head off to the marine paint store. The more you know, the better the...
How to Paint a Boat, Part 2 – Prepping a Surface For Paint: As the man (or the woman in this case) always says, good preparation lays down the foundation for a good paint job.  Th...
How to Paint a Boat, Part 3 – Primers & Thinning: Understanding how to use primer, and thin it properly, sets the stage for a finish coat you can be proud of....
How to Paint a Boat, Part 4 – Brushwork: Rolling & Tipping and Cleaning: Finishing the job: Techniques for laying on the final coat with a few tips for cleaning up afterward....
Applying a Boat Name That Sticks – How to Use Vinyl Lettering: All boats should have a name, and vinyl boat name lettering is one of the most common and affordable methods for sharing...
A Different Kind of Lobster Yacht with Tom Townsend: Tom Townsend takes practical work boats and brings them back to life with no-fuss painted finishes for an ease of care l...
Spring Painting, Beauty is the Reward – Prepping & Painting a Wooden Boat’s Topsides: Spring painting is a well-worth chore. Achieving a smooth and glossy paint job on ancient topsides calls for an assured...
Building a Stitch and Glue Boat, Part 25 – Painting The Hull: In this edition of the fox series, we get much more from Bill than a simple video of rolling on some paint. Bill, per us...
Building a Stitch and Glue Boat, Part 24 – Varnishing the Deck, Coaming, & Fittings: Everyone has their own experience, tips, and tricks when it comes to varnish. In Fox 21 we get Bill's take on the elusiv...
Stitching Oar Leathers: From the placement of oar leathers on the shaft, to the stitching technique, to attaching the button, see the entire pro...
Painting a Wooden Boat: Simple Techniques for a Professional Finish: Geoff outlines all of the steps to get a durable and beautiful finish when painting a wooden boat in your own shop....
No-Fuss Wooden Boat Maintenance: A yearly plan makes maintaining a traditional wooden lobster boat and its plywood lapstake tender a breeze. Brian Larkin...
Fairing and Painting Topsides, with Nat Bryant: Nat Bryant and his father Paul are so good at caring for classic boats that they have been Maynard Bray's mentors for ma...

 

Related Guide Posts

Author Title
Maynard Bray
Painting a Beetle Cat Sailboat on the Beach: Here's another example of no-fuss maintenance in painting a Beetle Cat sailboat. (You can see the first example by viewi...

 

Related Flotsam

Posted By Title
Maynard Bray
Reusing Existing Screw Holes in the Frame When Replacing a Plank: When you're installing new planks on an old boat, reusing existing screw holes in the frames, instead of blindly drillin...
Dustin Urban
Caulking Wooden Boats: In this Tips from a Shipwright video, Louis Sauzedde shares some trademark tips and tricks he uses when caulking wooden...

 

Get access to all content Join Now

Browse by Topic

Marine Art
Wooden Boat Restoration & Repair

Get access to all content Join Now