SPRAY PAINTED  |  For the almost-artist

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

SUPPLIES:
Blank snowboard
Primer
Spray paint
Clear coat
Sandpaper
Painters tape
Cotton swabs
Buffing compound

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 Binding Holes on Blank Snowboard

STEP 4:

Wrap tape around the edge of the board.

Wrap tape around edges of Blank Snowboard

STEP 5:

Apply the primer to the board. Plastic primer is best.

Apply primer to Blank Snowboard

STEP 6:

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

Apply primer to Blank Snowboard Apply tape on Blank Snowboard for design Spray paint the Blank Snowboard Remove tape from Blank Snowboard Apply a stencil to the Blank Snowboard

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 from Blank Snowboard Remove cotton swabs from Blank Snowboard

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 Blank Snowboard