TACO Marine Project Boat Part 17 – Making the Hardtop

Taco Marine project boat

Watch how the computer controlled CNC machine precisely cuts a mold for the hard top.

Ship Shape describes the bonding agentBack to the Hardtop. Initially we decided to repair the original hardtop. Even though the holes in the top were repairable, the bottom and top components were delaminating, so it just wasn’t fixable. Because we are renovating the project boat to the best quality possible, we changed direction and decided it would be best to find a company to make a completely new hardtop and matching it to the new aluminum frame we had made for the boat. From Cad Cam design, to cutting a mold, to resin infusing – this video provides an interesting insight into creating a high-quality hardtop for the TACO Marine Project Boat.

Learn the secret of the best types of bonding agents and processes of adhering two components of a fiberglasPutting the two components of the hard top togethers hard top.

Watch how the two hardtop components are fitted, glued together and weighted for maximizing the adhering ability of the bonding agents.

Check out the video below.