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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Heat gun
    • Safety glasses
    • Sanding block
    • Rotary tool

You'll also need a variable speed buffer, wool buffing pad, chemical-resistant gloves, respirator and a burr-nose grinder bit.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • Powdered fiberglass filler
    • Gel coat
    • Gel coat reducer
    • Disposable spray gun
    • Acetone
    • Buffing compound
    • Wax
    • Sandpaper, 1200-, 800-, 600-, 240-, 150- and 80-grit

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