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- Scurvy Dog
- Posts: 39
- Joined: September 13th, 2013, 6:26 pm
- Vessel Info: 1978 Santa Cruz 2866
Moosehead Lake, Maine
Another project on my '78 Santa Cruz 2866.
I've restored the wood throughout the salon, but I'm not sure I want to do the same in the head. I'm not really concerned how it looks in there. The same amount of effort stripping/sanding/staining/varnishing seems wasted. And it's not the best surface if we use our shower with any frequency (probably won't, but not sure).
So I was considering covering the head walls with a product made for bathroom interiors. There are many choices, but HomeDepot carries plain white FRP sheets in plain white colors. I could easily cover the whole thing with 2 4x8 sheets cut to fit- less than $75 in materials. Instead of their recommended adhesive, which would probably ruin the underlying wood and prevent any hope of recovery (for me, or the next owner), I plan to use a "removable" and sand-able marine adhesive, and edge molding.
Anyone tried anything similar, or see any obvious problems with the plan?
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