Fairing

With 3 coats of neat epoxy and #407 West filler, I’ve been working on fairing in the glass overlaps. I’m sanding by hand mostly with my favorite blue block with the holes in it.  Using 60 grit for now, and I’m thinking a couple coats of a high build primer will get it ready for finish sanding. I’m closing in on painting time and decided that I’ll go with  Kirby’s paint. They have the colors that I like and it’s a real oil based paint. In my area just about everything that is available is water based and I’m not happy with that. I was looking at Kilz Complete primer at HD today. This one is oil based and for interior and exterior use. Twenty bucks a gallon – not too bad. I’ve got to research the stuff a bit before I commit to use it however. Anyone tried it? How’d it work for you?  I’m not sure how thick this stuff is either (?)

Fairing pics are prob kinda boring, but it is part of the building process, so I’ll share a few.

before sanding

before sanding

60 grit finish

60 grit finish

407 at glass overlaps

407 at glass overlaps

useful tools

useful tools

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About timsboats

Beginning hobby boat builder Wannabee sailor
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