Majestic Blue

by Steve on February 20, 2011

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Taped off the interior reinforcing plates which will carry the exterior color. The grab holes and lack of a defining edge posed a problem: where to transition from white to blue? The solution I came up with was to paint the overlays blue.

First coat – not to worry, it gets several more.

Second – better!

Third – told you it would cover!

Fourth – and looking fine. Since I have a bit of the blue left, I’m going to let these coats harden for a few days then wet-sand and do a fifth and final coat. Here’s a couple more shots:

(The gunwales get covered with a padded guard so I didn’t fuss with the color transition.)

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