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Glue pin cleaning tip
" When glue pins get coated
with glue buildup, put them
in a jar with some solvent
and shake to clean them. "
Custom labels
To improve our products, we have
custom fabric labels made for fi tted
sheets and cushions by the Dutch
Label Shop (dutchlabelshop.com).
We sew them into the fi tted sheets
to help our customers make their
beds (Photo 10). Picture getting
to the boat late on a Friday night
after a hard week at work and the
kids are tired and cranky. You're
running your hands around the elastic
border trying to fi gure out the shape
of the cushion this sheet goes on!
These labels really help. Another
tip for your customers is to get
different colored sheets for different
staterooms for ease of identifi cation.
We have also used these labels on some
Looking to improve your
Marine Fabrication
TECHNICAL SKILLS?
exterior products, like handrail covers.
They add a touch of refi nement.
I hope some of these tips help with
your craft. I love how this industry
shares found knowledge with
enthusiasm! Have a great season.
Katie Bradford, MFC, IFM, started Custom Marine
Canvas in Noank, Conn., in 1985 in an unheated
shed. Now in 3,000 square feet of heated (and
cooled!) space, she and her six staff members
produce award-winning work for boats and
homes around the world. She joined the MFA
board in 1993, eventually serving as chair. She
has served four terms on the ATA (formerly IFAI)
board and was chair from 2015 to 2017.
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