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How to make your own sprayhood or bimini as a DIY project

2 monthes ago   |   By Practical Boat Owner

Ann Berry describes how an industrial sewing machine could save you thousands of pounds if your canvaswork is worn out and you want to make your own sprayhood or bimini. Sun, sea and general weathering had degraded the stitching, attachment points and external canvas work on Aderyn Glas, our Moody Eclipse 33. It was time to replace it all: sprayhood, bimini and bridging piece (that joins the sprayhood and bimini together for use in port) but the cost would run into thousands!
Instead, I looked into the possibility of doing the job myself.
My domestic sewing machine would not have the power...
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