Macatawa Bay Boat Works Premium Restoration 
Project Complete and Delivered December 23, 2009!
1947 Ford Sportsman Convertible "woodie" motorcar
This rare Ford Sportsman came to MBBW to have the wood varnish upgraded.  It was purchased new by the current owner's father in 1947.  All of the wood on this car is original from the factory and has not been replaced.  We will repair some delaminating on the trunk lid and remove the crazing in the varnish from UV sun exposure. 
Above, we see the car being delivered to Macatawa Bay Boat Works, below the first of several builder coats of varnish 
Repairs were made to the delamination in the plywood of the trunk lid using hypodermic needles to inject epoxy in between the layers and weight and clamp them back into fair.  The entire wood area of the car was sanded down and varnished 3 times to achieve a gloss in the finish again.  
Below we see the finished project, ready for delivery ...
... and seen here at the owner's home, delivered to a very happy customer two days before Christmas! 
Contact us today to see how we can help you with your project. 


Macatawa Bay Boat Works
297 S. Maple Street  Saugatuck, Michigan 49453
Phone:  (269) 857-4556  Fax: (269) 857-4218
e-mail:  sales@mbbw.com

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