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Galley countertop refinishing
We have deep blue, Formica countertops in the galley. The galley is at the foot of the stairs/ladder to the cabin, and it's the first thing you see when you look into the boat. I think painting/refinishing the countertops would go a long way toward freshening the look of the boat. Is there an inexpensive (less than $50) solution for painting countertops that will handle being in a marine environment? I'm not usually a stickler for "marine" stuff, but I really don't want the countertop paint to be flaking off at the beginning of next season.
Another option I've considered is to find some thin granite or tile and glue that down, but then you get into grout lines, etc., and it just doesn't seem like a good idea. Solid granite countertops would be WAY out of my budget, and might impact the balance of the boat. So, that's why I keep coming back to the paint idea.
As usual, any suggestions are appreciated!
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