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mrjigger

fish house interior sheathing options

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I just bought an Ice castle fish house shell package. the inside is unfinished.

Just wondering what everyone has used for interior sheathing in their fish houses. Thickness, etc.

Can I use 1/4" BCX plywood. Or is there something better.

I want something that will last and not warp, etc. I am kind of on a budget, so don't want to spend a ton either.

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I used a thin plywood from Menards maybe 1/8" thick. It looks like vertical pine with knots but it fake like a picture of pine. I used liquid nail on the studs plus nailed it. I built the house in 04 and so far it's holding up well. I think it was around $12.00 for a 4x8 sheet.

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i used malamite sp?? basically pressed board with white shiny coating, all of it warped terrible so wasted money should of used fiberglass plastic board and saved money by doing it right the first time even though it cost more

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i used the paneling that JSK76 mentioned, caught it on sale for $9.99 a sheet about 4 years back. i now wish i would have went with the white beadboard paneling like my buddy did, which is a bit more money, but it's much brighter and requires less lighting. i think i am going to paint mine white.

whatever you do glue and nail. that will prevent most warping. glue is key.

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I have used 1/8" thick panelling in a fish house before. It warped terrible and I really don't think glue would have helped. It was like a wave on the wall. Might go with 1/4" though.

How about the 1/4" BCX exterior grade plywood I mentioned? I could paint it white. Would that hold up?

anyone have any experience with this?

thanks for all the help.

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I used the 1/4" luan plywood when I 1st built my fishhouse. Cheap and did not warp. Not sure what the prices are these days, but when I bought it back then it was around $6 something a sheet. Now I have T&G knotty pine.

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I used FRP paneling. It's white so it is easy to light the shack. It is also waterproof and easy to clean. Some call it milkhouse board and it is a bit spendy, but worth it in my opinion.

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