All paint should be used according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Protect the work surface with newspaper.
Lightly sand the metal wagon base and vacuum clean or use a tack cloth.
Wipe to clean sides before spraying.
Paint the metal wagon base with Gray Primer. Let dry.
Lightly sand all wooden surfaces.
Remove all dust with a vacuum followed by a tack cloth.
Paint all surfaces with Gray primer. Let dry.
Once dry clean with tack cloth again.
Following the instructions on the can spray the metal with Classic Gray. Let dry.
Create the waves with artwork and a vinyl cutter, a stencil or free hand drawing.
Tape off the base of the ship leaving the waves unmasked.
Paint the waves with Satin Island Splash following the instructions on the can. Let dry.
Carefully remove the masking and set the wagon base aside to dry further.
Following the instructions on the can spray the wood sides with Classic Gray. Let dry.
Using vinyl or stencils create the ship name and portholes.
Mask off the Classic Gray portion that will not be painted.
Following the instructions on the can spray the portholes and ship name with Purple. Let dry.
Let cure for 24-72 hours before assembling the wagon.
1 piece of 8 1/2" by 11" 3mm craft foam in black.
Cut out two skull and cross bones from white 3mm craft foam.
Glue the skull and cross bones to the black craft foam. 1 on each side. Let dry.
Cut three one-inch slits near one end of the black craft foam and attach the Jolly Roger to the wagon handle with three pieces of black ribbon.
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