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  1. Gary

    Filler Cure Time - Winter?

    Hi, I'm restoring an Old Town OTCA CS grade and applied a traditional oil based filler last Fall, purchased from Kirby Paints, (Bill Clements formula I think?). There were not enough warm days to allow the full 6 weeks to cure before winter came. The canoe has been stored in my outdoor shop...
  2. Gary

    Canvas Filler

    Hi, I just finished applying an oil based canvas filler purchased from George Kirby Jr Paint Company in New Bedford MA and I was very impressed with their product. It goes on nicely, sets up well and with a little elbow grease and a canvas mitt it smooths out wonderfully. I've tried some others...