Trade Secrets: Epoxy Tips – Perfect Overhead Fillets
PERFECT OVERHEAD FILLETS
A fillet is a gutter-shaped bead of thickened epoxy that very effectively holds two pieces of rigid material together, most typically plywood strips. It is one of the most useful types of epoxy bonding techniques for making strong and attractive joins.
When attempting to apply fillets on the underside of a boat’s cabin or decks, however, gravity can work against you. On the basics course, you’ll learn this clever technique that can put a fillet directly overhead with minimal fuss. The technique is also useful for achieving perfect fillets in other awkward, hard-to-reach areas.
Here’s how it’s done: