How To Use This Handbook. How GRP Was Born. Fabrication Techniques. Glass Fibre Materials. Resins. Accelerators, Catalysts and Curing. Other Materials. Quantities Requires. Tools & Equipment. Design in GRP. Making Moulds. Hand Lay-Up. Moulded Shapes. Casting, Potting and Encapsulation. GRP at Home. Transparent and Translucent Panels. Tanks in GRP. Garden Pools and Fishponds. GRP in Model Making. GRP Hulls. Sandwich Construction. Sheathing Hulls. GRP Car Bodies. Car Body Repairs. Repairs to GRP. Faults, Causes and Remedies. Appendices: How thick? How Strong? How Heavy? Resistance to Chemicals. Ageing Effects. Thermal Properties of GRP Laminates. Osmosis. Resin Technology. Deflections and Stresses in Sandwich Beams.