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FINISHING SUPPLIES “Proper” Mixing Cups Once you’ve run out of old soup cans for mixing epoxy, you’ll covet a sleeve of these. Epoxy doesn’t stick, so once cured, you can flex the cup, break out the cured goo, and reuse it.

Safety Gloves For pete’s sake, don’t get epoxy or other chemicals on your skin. Buy a big box of strong allergy-proof nitrile gloves.

 Quarts $1.10 each or $18 for 20  Pints $0.95 each or $16 for 20

 Box of 100 $12

System Three Spar Varnish 55% solids for muchreduced odor in the shop. This coating has a devoted following among those who use it.

System Three Spar Varnish - Gloss Shinier variant of the spar varnish, again with less of the eyewatering volatiles.  Quart $31

 Quart $31

3M Marine Grade Silicone Sealant – Clear A sealant is critical for any fastener that penetrates your wood or wood-epoxy hull. A small dab of this beneath each fastener forms a seal that remains flexible even after years of exposure. $10.50

3M 5200 Marine Adhesive So strong that it is known universally in the boatbuilding trade as “52 million.” Because it will never, ever, ever let go. 10-oz cartridge.  Regular $19.50  Fast Cure $22

West Systems Repair Pack Very handy indeed. We go through about a dozen of these a year in our travels. Enough epoxy, fiberglass, and disposable tools to repair alligator damage. (Ask us about that sometime.) $13.61

MAS Handy Repair Kit Epoxy is so expensive, and it’s a drag to have buy more than you need. 16oz of resin and 8 ounces of medium hardener serves for little projects and repairs and has a long shelf life at room temperature. $45.99

Rubber Sanding Block We use these for wetsanding flat surfaces. How did we get that awesome showroom finish? One of these played a role. $3.99

Rubstrip Kit Are you wearing off the heel of the stem and stern when you haul your kayak up the beach? Yeah, us too. This neat black graphitedynel-epoxy applique kit fixes it.  Complete Kit: $54  Without Epoxy: $29

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