I have a 9"x18" section that has delaminated. I tore it out down to good
plywood to a depth of .18". I have some plywood and 9" solid pine stock I
could "plane" down (multiple passes with a dado blade) to fit. Which would
be better? I will be using construction adhesive and a deck coating to
Yes on the resin, no on the bondo. One lady in spike heels will shatter
it. If proper marine-grade plywood no longer exists, coat the patch
piece on all six sides with the resin, screw it down, and resin over that.
But like the other guy said, if one spot failed, others are likely not
far behind. I'd poke around with an icepick and a bright flashlight
before I sank any real time or money in the project. Maybe a
quick'n'dirty patch to tide OP over until they can save up for a new
On Sun, 15 Aug 2010 13:41:26 -0400, aemeijers wrote:
Rest of deck is solid, it's just this 1 spot. Maybe cuz of puddling in the
low spots which I have no idea how to fix other than rebuilding the entire
deck. Anyways, I have tried bondo and it separates from the ajoining wood
after a year...best patching material for small areas is construction
adhesive - just trowel it on in several layers, Sadly I need to repair
spots, mostly rusty nails growing thru the coating, every year. Thanks to
the builders who saved $10 30 years ago using nails instead of galvinized
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