105 System

6 Tips for Mixing Epoxy

Fully mixing epoxy is crucial to success in any epoxy project. These 6 easy tips will help you fully mix your epoxy before applying it.

Adding Fillers to Epoxy

Demonstrating the proper technique for adding WEST SYSTEM Fillers to epoxy. Fillers thicken the epoxy for easier bonding and fairing.

Applying Fiberglass

Short tutorial on properly apply fiberglass fabric with WEST SYSTEM Epoxy. Fiberglass provides reinforcement or abrasion resistance.

Barrier Coating

This is a short tutorial on the basics barrier coating with WEST SYSTEM Epoxy. The 105 Epoxy Resin system was used.


Short tutorial on proper techniques for bonding with WEST SYSTEM Epoxy. Covers how to thicken epoxy with fillers and create fillets.

Bulkhead Installation – Sail Video

WEST SYSTEM Technical Advisor, and veteran sailor Bruce Niederer, demonstrates the installation of a fiberglass-reinforced bulkhead on the J/22 HOG TIDE.

Deep Cracks in Fiberglass

Ben shows how to repair deep cracks in fiberglass boats with the WEST SYSTEM Epoxy Fiberglass Boat Repair Kit.

Dispensing and Mixing

Short tutorial on proper dispensing and mixing of WEST SYSTEM Epoxy. Accurate dispensing and mixing helps ensure a complete cure.

Epoxy Tools – Sail Video

WEST SYSTEM Tech Advisor shares tools and techniques that make it easier to use marine-grade epoxy, minimizing waste for successful projects.

Fairing Basics

A demonstration of the basic technique for fairing. WEST SYSTEM Epoxy is mixed with fillers to make an easily sandable compound to fill lows.

Fairing the Hull of an Optimist Pram

WEST SYSTEM Technical Advisor Greg Bull walks through the steps to plan, and execute, fairing the hull of an Optimist Pram with WEST SYSTEM Epoxy.