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Fibreglassing the roof

Love the grain on my Flow Hive roof so much, I’m thinking about fibreglassing it!
Anyone fiberglassed a Flow Roof?
Any thoughts?

Not sure I would advise fiber glassing it as the fibers don’t like bending to tight corners, curves is not a problem but tight corners is something I wouldn’t attempt. Maybe try an epoxy resin, just a thought Gez…
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Yep the angles are the problem.

hi,
totally agree on the look is really nice. I wonder if i can keep the wooden look on a Araucaria hive, with oil, instead of painting it ?

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You can oil a pine hive to keep the natural timber look but it will need regular re applying, maybe a polyurethane finish is worth considering. It will stand up better to your climate and if applied well will last years.
Cheers

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I have used linseed and beeswax but did get black mildew on boxes. Going to try an undercoat of outside clear varnish then resin.
Looks too good to paint.

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Actually, fiber- in fiberglassing process is needed to improve mechanical strength of the structure or wear resistance. Since non of this is really needed in this case, just a coat of epoxy (rather, at least 3 coats) will be sufficient. However there is a problem. Epoxy yellows with time.
Also epoxy works much better on clean wood not on some other coating.

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That look really good, I hope it stands up to time and the elements well.
Cheers