Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11-10-2012, 20:06   #1
Registered User
PhantomBoatwork's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Texas City
Boat: 44 CC Marples design trimaran
Posts: 64
Resin dinette table

A while back someone was wondering about making an epoxy resin top table for a dinette. That gave me an idea, so I came up with this contribution. Tell me what you think. It's for the aft compartment of our 44 foot Constant Camber trimaran nearing completion in Texas City.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	100_2151.jpg
Views:	114
Size:	418.4 KB
ID:	48131   Click image for larger version

Name:	100_2275.jpg
Views:	110
Size:	413.4 KB
ID:	48132  

PhantomBoatwork is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2012, 20:37   #2
Senior Cruiser
skipmac's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: 29 49.16 N 82 25.82 W
Boat: Pearson 422
Posts: 12,995
Re: Resin dinette table

Very cool. Which brand of epoxy did you use?

If you get bored and want to make another one you can send it to me.
The water is always bluer on the other side of the ocean.
skipmac is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2012, 21:03   #3
Registered User
JonathanSail's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2010
Boat: Pearson, 28-1
Posts: 153
Re: Resin dinette table

Nice work on the table. Looks like a fun spot for dinner, drinks and whatever follows.

I've been thinking of covering the countertops in my boat with some colorful old charts that I have and would appreciate any suggestions on materials/techniques to use. I imagine a process like:

-clean and prep the countertop that is in place (formica in my case).
-glue down the chart(s) with ?? (contact cement?)
-do a surface coating with something like epoxy or polyurethane? over the chart to seal it and create a hard/smooth surface that will be serviceable/cleanable as a counter top.

What materials and approach would you use?

Thanks, and nice work on your creative table.

JonathanSail is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:03.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.