This one of a kind project is going to be a beautiful piece for any ocean enthusiasts or someone who's looking for a completely original piece. It is ready to be painted the color of your choice. It can be coated with a matte or gloss finish. There are a lot of fun ideas for a project like this. Don't be afraid of the picture, once I put your original touch on it, you'll be amazed by the outcome. This is a pretty heavy object, if you decide to hang this up just let me know and I will put the appropriate hardware on it.