SPRAY PAINTED - For the Almost Artist

DIFFICULTY: High
DURABILITY: Medium
COST: $40-50
SUPPLIES:

  • Blank Snowboard (white)
  • Primer
  • Spray Paint
  • Clear Coat
  • Sandpaper
  • Painters Tape
  • Cotton Swabs
  • Buffing Compound

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1:
Use a cleaning solution to remove any dirt or other residue from the top of the board.

STEP 2:
Use sandpaper to scuff up the top of the board.

STEP 3:
Fill the binding holes with cotton swabs.

Fill bolt holes with cotton

STEP 4:
Wrap tape around the edge of the board.

Tape Edges

STEP 5:
Apply the primer to the board. Plastic primer is best.

Apply primer

STEP 6:
Apply the spray paint to the board (the more flexible the paint, the better).

Apply Primer
Tape over primer
Spray paint over tape
Remove tape
Stencil

STEP 7:
Apply multiple layers of clear coat to the board, the more layers the more durability.

* Spar urethane (aka spar varnish) is a great clear coat option.

STEP 8:
Remove tape and cotton swabs.

Remove tape on edges
remove cotton from bolt holes

STEP 9:
Apply buffing compound to make it shine.

* For added durability, use 400 grit sandpaper or steel wool to lightly sand in between the spray paint and clear coat layers.

FINISHED PRODUCT

Finished spray painted snowboard
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  1. If removing paint from an old board what grit sandpaper should I use to take it off and smooth it out?

  2. How long should I wait to tape on the board?

  3. How long should I wait for the clear coat to dry off before sanding the board again? And do I need to wet sand it?

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