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Marine Plywood Estimates

Hull only: $2800 + shipping = $3000

Edensaw (Quote 00051172)
OKOUME BS-1088 (The Okoume is 30% lighter in weight)

  • 6mm x 4′ x 8′ 5 PLY 425.60
  • 12mm x 4′ x 8′ 9 PLY 1,612.80
  • 18mm x 4′ x 8′ 13 PLY 1,409.28

HYDROTEK BS 1088

  • 6mm x 4′ x 8′ 5 PLY 336.00
  • 12mm x 4′ x 8′ 9 PLY 1,075.20
  • 18mm x 4′ x 8′ 13 PLY 936.96 x

World Panel Products

Eurolite Plywood: MR E1 Glue

A Poplar-core construction, it is lighter than Okoume, although not as strong, it is ideal for interior-yacht carpentry, and where veneer or laminate bonding requires a smooth surface. This will suit the more weight critical areas.

  • 6mm 5 38.80 16lbs
  • 9mm 5 44.25 23
  • 12mm 7 54.95 32
  • 15mm 7 61.00 41
  • 18mm 11 71.20 47

Boatbuilder Central

Standard sheets 4×8′ (122 x 244 cm)

Thickness

# of plies

Weight

4 mm

3

19 lbs

6 mm

5

25 lbs

9 mm

5

37 lbs

12 mm

7

50 lbs

18 mm

11

72 lbs

Okume Marine BS1088 –

  • 4 mm (3/16″) $58.52
  • 6 mm (1/4″) $65.36
  • 9 mm (3/8″) $79.42
  • 12 mm (1/2″) $94.00
  • 18mm (3/4″) $130.00

Meranti Marine BS1088.

  • 4 mm (3/16″) $32.49
  • 6 mm (1/4″) $41.42 x 10 (bottom layer) = $414
  • 9 mm (3/8″) $65.15
  • 12 mm (1/2″) $79.95 x 20 (sides and bottom) = $1600
  • 18mm (3/4″) $99.95

Meranti Marine BS6566
Some voids and wood type variations allowed but still better than marine fir. Good choice for non-structural parts.

  • 6mm (1/4″) $33.50
  • 9mm (3/8″) $38.72
  • 12mm (1/2″) $59.95
  • 18mm (3/4″) $67.95 x 12 (bulkheads) = $816

Fiberglass & Epoxy Estimates

Filed under: Estimates — tomlarkin @ 1:08 am

Devlin says 70-80 gallons of epoxy. Boat Plans Online kit (below)comes with 27 gallons. Why the large discrepancy?

Epoxy and glass costs (and fillers, misc.):

  • Hull: $3000
  • Interior and cabin: $3000

MAS Epoxy (through Devlin) $45 Gal = $2650

  • Resin: $750/15 GAl Low Viscosity x 2 = $1500
  • Hardener: $1150/15 Gal Medium x 1 = $1150

Chesapeake Light Craft – System Three SilverTip

System Three – makers of SilverTip

Fisheries Supply – use Devlin account #327291 “Sam Devlin’s Customers”
Boat Plans Online – kit for 25′ WEST system boat (System Three SilverTip): $3645

  • 27 Gallons SilverTip Kit
    (18 Gallons Laminating Resin & 9 Gallons No-Blush Hardener)
  • 4.5 Quart kit of GelMagic adhesive
  • 4.5 Quart kit of EZ Fillet
  • 1.5 gallon QuickFair fairing paste
  • Biaxial tape 6″: 500 yards
  • Woven tape 4″: 50 yards
  • Biaxial fabric 50″: 85 yards
  • Our price includes UPS shipping in the continental US.
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