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Looking good, addy. What kind of boat do you have, and how big is it?
390 express cruiser SeaRay. IE 39 feet. In good shape some things just need refreshing. It has two 454 V8's, low mileage.

I removed the leopard skin carpet. Removed three layers of sheet vinyl in the kitchen area, put down life proof 2x2 tiles on all of the flooring. Put new flooring on the deck, it was slippery, great teak looking foam flooring.
 
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Look at stone coat countertops, they make epoxy, and have some great tutorials on YouTube on how to make any kind of counter top look great. I’ll be doing mine with it at some point. I want copper, can’t afford the real stuff, so will be doing faux copper in epoxy.
 

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Look at stone coat countertops, they make epoxy, and have some great tutorials on YouTube on how to make any kind of counter top look great. I’ll be doing mine with it at some point. I want copper, can’t afford the real stuff, so will be doing faux copper in epoxy.
I will research that, I remember you saying something in the past, but totally forgot about it. Thanks
 

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Very nice! Love your fireplace!

We have enjoyed this wonderful 70ish day temps to enjoy our boat. It is winterized, engines, next being wrapped. Heading back home tomorrow.

The weather has been beautiful!

Did take a bit of time to add some bling to our boat kitchen.

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Next going to change the counters, not removing just refacing....................maybe lol
very nice!

I would suggest doing the thing where you do like a thin layer of stained concrete on top of the counter, but it probably wouldn't age so well on a boat, unless your going for the cracked falling apart look......
 

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I would suggest doing the thing where you do like a thin layer of stained concrete on top of the counter, but it probably wouldn't age so well on a boat, unless your going for the cracked falling apart look......
lol yeah moving rocking humidity etc, needs to be something real stable. I even thought of the real skinny vinyl floor planks, like 3mm ones. I want something that cleans easy and stays nice, so IF I can figure out the epoxy will probably do that. I did a lot of epoxy work this summer working on the boats wood so have learned a bit about how to handle it. A heat gun works great for getting rid of the bubbles it can make when it is curing .

73 f here right now, like summer temps! well spring temps
 
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Our White Pine trees have pine cones once every 3 years. This year is a pine cone year. I got about a 100,000 to pick up on the lawn and driveway. I have been doing that while we are having temps in the 70's the past several days. Average high is 48.
 
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I pulled copious amounts of penny wort from my bog today ! It really took over this summer and I want other plants to have a chance next year!
 

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I pulled copious amounts of penny wort from my bog today ! It really took over this summer and I want other plants to have a chance next year!
I yanked every bit of it years ago, saw how it could so easy take over. Pulled tossed until it was all gone
 
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For epoxy tips, they can tell you how to do it. Heat guns, rubbing alcohol spray, various tints, tricks, etc.
 
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After doing all the boat wood with 4 layers of epoxy I did learn a bit! A heat gun in valuable for the bubbles. I will be living on you tube for a bit picking up on how to! I am looking at doing a white and gray/black look.

I like the fact they say with their product you have time to work it. The epoxy I used for the boat was getting hard within a short time.

This is one u tube with a look sort of what I want. Small area, so the pattern will be kept on the mild side.
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So glad I could point you in the right direction. They’re a good company, I had an easy time when I ordered their product. It was the first time I worked with epoxy, on a wall, with the vertical epoxy kit, and oh boy! I was smart and had put tape around what I needed it to stay off, but... I was a bit messy and then I discovered that if you try to touch up an area after it’s starting to set, it still responds quite a bit. So that area looks a bit like the wall is starting to melt. But it came out ok
 

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lol I quickly learned once it starts to set DO NOT TOUCH! And it drips and it is messy. Also bubbles! one of my layers bubble like crazy, a heat gun gets rid of them. Had to sand and do over that layer
 
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Thanks everyone!
@addy1 I love all your before and after!
I miss seeing the horses!
 
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I’m still awake for some reason. Puppies are teething, I went out to feed them and noticed they have fleas, bathed them, sprayed them with kitten safe flea spray, and they are inside warming up, drying, and sleeping. Until they are fully dry they won’t go out.
 
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We miss them also, the campground we stayed at had shut down, the national park is totally booked and it also was shut down for a while.
Nooooo!!!
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