Find creativity in marine fabrication frustration

March 1st, 2022

Are you dogged by missteps? Do you perceive your mistakes as creative opportunities or simply as failures? Are the challenges of custom work creating stress in the rest of your life? And finally, where do you as a fabricator find purpose in your life? I can’t speak for everyone, but I discover mine in every […]

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Inspiration

January 1st, 2022

These clients thought they wanted a pink dodger, which translated into a request for something unique and allowed total design freedom. The resulting color combination turned into something unusual for a dodger, or any project really. Using Stamoid™ Open, Sattler® Ash, Sunbrella® Black Binding and Tempotest® Carbon Fiber, the project mixed 90-degree corners on the […]

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Tools, tips and tricks

May 1st, 2020

These are submissions to the 2020 Marine Fabricators Conference Tools, Tips and Tricks contest and Marine Fabricator magazine.  Tip 1  Mini fabric table saw Here’s a slightly dangerous, but effective little tip. Hammer a nice, sharp razor blade at a 45-degree angle into your cutting table. Keep the fabric flat and push or pull it […]

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