Building a TINY HOUSEBOAT (It’s Finally Done!!!) vs. @Fowler’s Makery and Mischief
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Building a Houseboat:
I challenge Zach @Fowler’s Makery and Mischief to build the word’s smallest micro house boat that has all the amenities including cooking, sleeping, sitting, and so much more. Join me on this adventure while I work to building the most epic house boat, or pontoon boat that is fully equipped for overnight.
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I got this tiny boat for free and and challenged myself to build a house boat that was beautiful, functional, and cheap enough to build. With the help of a bit of new material, and a lot of reused scavenged material, I will turn it into a luxurious solo micro house boat.
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Looks like the Lexan crazed lol
I don't know if the product is available in Canada, but Orange Power goo remover uses an extract from orange peels that is pretty good at removing sticky stuff and it is water soluble so it washes up well. I use it all the time. I'd test on a small scrap before risking the shore window.
Please do not use that mattress with that fireplace. If an ember crackles out of the fire, that foam could burn really fast
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IDK, at this point it seems like you'd be better off using those headlight buffing kits to get the chemical pitting off
trie a heatgun on the white grafity remover left-over.
Try buffing it off you can buff out scratchers out
Use eucalyptus oil to clean the lexan plastic, trust me it will work.
Heat it up with a heat gun and the coating will peel off. Or take it inside for a few days next to the fire
Water. Leg het in het water. Dan komt het eraf
Get rid of the wood stove and use a small ceramic heater, it should heat the space easily…..
Use a pressure washer to get the Lexan film off , or just stick some tape to it and it might pull off with the tape
great for solo. I recommend rethinking design criteria for two people –
I would run a hair dryer over the film. Maybe that would work.
I have already watched Zach's build and after watching your build, I'm giving you the Trophy.
Mineral spirits is a good cleaner for something like that.
I think fowler should challenge somone else. MODERN SELF RELIANCE for the win again. ( sorry zach yours was cool too.)
This is really fun and exciting friendly competition with Zach.
I can't wait for you to try it in the big water Kev. Looking forward to it.
@Modern Self Reliance ..USE 99% ISO …
FYI – plastic razor blades work well for scrapping off the coating you are struggling with.
Try a heat gun on the window. Might clear up the ruined parts.
wd40 should work – to remove the protective film
Use a heat gun to remove the plastic from the window.
Acetone usually removes sticky stuff. lol
Maybe try a hairdryer when you peel the sticker?
Blow dryer will work don’t blister the plastic. You can use isopropyl alcohol it wont hurt the polycarbonate.
Absolutely beautiful work
Lookin' good! Sounds obvious but boats have a tendency to be wet. I couldn't help think about the gunwale sides of your vessel. Great to have the lexan in front. Even have all the edges double seamed. But I bet even in back she's going to sit pretty low. It adds to the weight but you could make some type of lightweight gunwalel extensions for the stern and sides. Just to keep water from splashing in. Last thought, I know you're going lightweight. Even some thin white pine strips to make a structure to lift the mattress off the deck. That might keep your bed clothes dryer. She's looking quite tidy 🙂 Bests~
You are honing your skills ;with your spider;…..adding BIOMIMETICS. YOU HAVE ENTERED THE WORLD OF COPYING NATURE! amazing honor
Use a heat gun to soften up lexan film to peel off with more ease.
And to fix the chemical burns try 3000 grit sandpaper and polish and low heat from heat gun to smooth it and add some shine and a polished glass appearance.
You need to use plastic cleaners on plastic. Ammonia and other harsh chemicals will change the molecular structure of the plastic and leave permanent marks.
3m headlight restorer kit
Steamer will lift that stuff the lexan off no problem
Heat gun to take plastic off.
Try a hot hair blow dryer to peel the paper off. It will melt the glue. Also, I had an auto repair shop polish my headlights because they were so cloudy. Worked beautifully! Maybe something you could try on the damaged areas?
Should have tired a pressurer washer
Try use a heat gun and a fine razor blade on the Lexan window, keep the blade nearly flat to the surface of the window to scrape it off, the heat shout help soften the glue
Spray that paper coating with WD-40.
Did you try a pressure washer to get the backer off the Lexan??
vinegar would work for plastic wrap removal… test small spot first
I might have tried a clear plastic window seal that you could use heat gun to shrink to tighten.
Outriggers made from capped PVC pipe
Have you tried zippo lighter fluid?? That stuff eats through anything.
I think that you are going to get a cramp sleeping in that thing. It doesn’t seem long enough for you to stretch out in. But it looks awesome.
WD40 PROBABLY WILL REMOVE THE LEXAN PROTECTION
Glue removal on acrylic stuff: isopropanol. It dissolves the glue, but doesn't affect your plastic for relative short exposure. Used to work with that stuff in microfluidics, so very sensitive to warping and what not. Isopropanol was always the safe choice.
Is there anything Kevin can't put a stove in? 😀 Next challenge – bike with a stove? 😀
Can you not polish the window clear again?
could also try wd40.