With the salon panels stained, next we had to sand and stain all of the trim pieces.
The salon door will clean up nicely, but all of those inside corners are a pain
Helm windshield panels will get sanded and stained, too
Lots o’ trim parts
And still more trim parts
Staining with Pettit 1095P Original Mahogany paste filler stain
It took lots of “wipe on, wipe off” to get all of these pieces stained.
With everything stained, next we hung the trim pieces in my makeshift spray booth (AKA the aft deck, with lots of plastic masking film taped everywhere and big extractor fans waiting to go).
The stain needs to cure for 24 hours before spraying them with ICA base coat clear.
Next up in our 1969 Chris Craft Roamer 46 Refit: Spraying ICA Base Coat Clear in the Salon