Final Fairing & Finishing Book


Techniques for fairing surfaces with WEST SYSTEM® Brand epoxy
and a guide to finish coatings


Final Fairing
The first part of this manual describes final fairing techniques as they apply to
boatbuilding and boat repair. These techniques are also useful for many nonmarine applications such as auto body repair or building forms and molds. Also
included are methods for applying fairing compound that can reduce trial and error, and help make the fairing process easier and faster.

The second part of this manual discusses epoxy as a barrier coating and the wide
variety of finish coating options available for ultraviolet protection and long term
durability. Cost, compatibility, durability, ease of application and health hazards
are variables to consider in the selection of a coating option for your project