Fiberglass Repair and Construction Handbook
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Fiberglass Repair and Construction Handbook

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Step-by-step instructions cover everything from safety precautions to materials selection to the final lamination process. Practice exercises offer hands-on experience for with glass cloth, mat, core materials, and resins. Information is provided on molding, structural concepts, and the caring for cured fiberglass. There is even a list of suppliers, repair techniques for materials other than fiberglass, and a complete section on covering wood with fiberglass. Reviewers praise the first edition: '...provides an excellent introduction to working with fiberglass for new construction and for repairs' - "Finescale Modeler". 'A good general reference for persons starting to work with fiberglass reinforced plastics...worth having' - "Road & Track".'Readers learn how to mend everything from bathtubs to swimming pools, to rustproof and customize cars, and much more' - "Antique Motor News". '...an indispensable book...' - "Ohio Fisherman". '...excellent text for anyone contemplating fiberglass work of any magnatude' - "Book Reviews". '...describes the strength, durability and lightness of fiberglass, while exploring a great many of its astonishing number of applications' - Wright Publishing Co.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 185.42 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 408.23g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • TAB Books Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Ill.
  • 0830627790
  • 9780830627790
  • 387,640

About Jack Wiley

Jack Wiley is an experienced craftsman and the author of several TAB books including The Fiberglass Boat Handbook, Working with Fiberglass: Techniques and Projects, and Making Your Own Exercise Equipment.
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Step-by-step instructions cover everything from safety precautions to materials selection to the final lamination process. Practice exercises offer hands-on experience for with glass cloth, mat, core materials, and resins. Information is provided on molding, structural concepts, and the caring for cured fiberglass. There is even a list of suppliers, repair techniques for materials other than fiberglass, and a complete section on covering wood with fiberglass.



Reviewers praise the first edition:



..".provides an excellent introduction to working with fiberglass for new construction and for repairs." -- Finescale Modeler



"A good general reference for persons starting to work with fiberglass reinforced plastics...worth having." -- Road & Track



Readers learn how to mend everything from bathtubs to swimming pools, to rustproof and customize cars, and much more." -- Antique Motor News



..".an indispensable book..." -- Ohio Fisherman



..".excellent text for anyone contemplating fiberglass work of any magnatude." -- Book Reviews



..".describes the strength, durability and lightness of fiberglass, while exploring a great many of its astonishing number of applications." -- Wright Publishing Co.
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Table of contents

INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1: Fiberglass Facts
Chapter 2: Materials
Chapter 3: Tools, Equipment, Supplies, and Work Areas
Chapter 4: Health and Safety
Chapter 5: Care and Maintenance of Fiberglass
Chapter 6: Working with Cured Fiberglass
Chapter 7: Fundamentals of Fiberglassing
Chapter 8: Molding Methods in Manufacturing
Chapter 9: Structural and Assembly Concepts and Practices
Chapter 10: Repairing Fiberglass
Chapter 11: Repairing Other Materials with Fiberglass
Chapter 12: Covering Wood with Fiberlgass
Chapter 13: Auto Body Repair and Customizing
Chapter 14: Fiberglass Products to Kit Form
Chapter 15: Construction Projects Using Flat Panels
Chapter 16: Fiberglass Laminating Over Rigid Form
Chapter 17: Construction Projects Using Contact Molding
APPENDIX: SUPPLIERS
GLOSSARY
INDEX
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