Painting is one of the most difficult jobs for me. I haven’t yet invested in an airbrush. So, I use multiple coats of very thin paint with very sanding in between. The deck and covering boards have 3 coats of Minwax clear Polycrylic. The outside of the hull has 8 coats of green artist acrylic. Since I wanted a bit more gloss, especially for the deck, I then used automotive carnauba wax to complete the job.
The adjustable footrest is completely installed and visible in this picture.
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