Stripping Bleaching & Staining

Stripping old paint, whether dry scraping or with a chemical stripper, is just plain no fun, but the materials and techniques offered here will reduce the drudgery and enhance your results materially.

1948 century seamaid bleaching

1948 Century Seamaid Bleaching

Winnie has been stripped and sanded fair, following Joe’s execution of a few Dutchman repairs ...
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1956 chris craft capri bleach stain

1956 Chris Craft Capri Bleach & Stain Milestone

Our 1956 Chris-Craft Capri Runabout blew past a major milestone today. Her decks and gunwales ...
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1956 chris craft capri bleaching staining

1956 Chris Craft Capri Bleach Stain Milestone

What a great milestone to have disappearing in our wake. Once the wood dried down ...
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1956 chris craft capri bleaching

1956 Chris Craft Capri Bleaching

It’s bleaching, well, bleaching-over-two-days, for our 1956 19’ Chris Craft Capri Runabout. Joe has been ...
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1947 chris craft U22 bottom skeletonized

1947 Chris Craft U22 Bottom Skeletonized

Stripping her bottom completely was absolutely the right choice. Were you to navigate back to ...
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1951 penn yan president bleaching

1951 Penn Yan President Bleaching Milestone

My 1951 Penn Yan President blasted through several major milestones this week. • With the ...
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1954 penn yan captivator bleaching

1954 Penn Yan Captivator Aristocrat Bleaching Milestone

With her bottom repaired and having received two coats of Clear Penetrating Epoxy Sealer, we ...
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1954 penn yan captivator transom bottom preservation

1954 Penn Yan Captivator Aristocrat Transom Bottom Preservation

Penn Yan Striptite hulls’ below-waterline plank seams are notoriously difficult to render watertight. We have ...
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1967 lyman cruisette how-to stain varnish

1937 Lyman Cruisette – How-to Strip Varnish & Stain

Stripping paint and varnish from antique and classic wood hulls must be the least rewarding ...
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1967 lyman cruisette rot under varnish

1967 Lyman Cruisette – Rot Unveiled When Varnish Stripped

We truly believed we’d found any and all rot existing on Eagle’s hull, but forgot ...
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