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Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom
Condition:New Language:English Format:Paperback Publisher's Number (SKU):V4949 Print:Colour ISBN:9781845849498

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  • 96 Pages
  • 213 Photos & Illustrations
  • Paperback
  • Colour
  • Published in 2005
  • Part of the Enthusiast's Restoration Manual Series
How To Paint Classic Cars
By Martin Thaddeus


• A complete, step-by-step, fully-illustrated guide
• Written by a paintwork professional
• All procedures fully explained and illustrated
• Preparing your workshop
• Colour mixing and matching
• The art of filling with lead
• Covers all stages, from paint removal to applying a new topcoat
• Packed with professional tips
• What to do if something goes wrong
• Get the professional classic car finish you’ve always wanted!

How to Paint Classic Cars is your practical, heavily illustrated guide to the art of achieving a first rate paint finish to your classic car, a finish to be proud of.

Taking you step-by-step through each stage of the painting process, from planning, preparation, and safety, to final painting and finishing, this book will give you the skills and the confidence you need for a perfect finish. Minor repairs, filling and undercoating, pinstriping, equipment care and cleaning, everything is you need to create a paint finish fit for a classic car, is covered, and with over 200 colour photographs illustrating every stage of the process. How to prepare your car and paint like a professional!

Table of Contents
Introduction: theory, the workshop, painting at home, safety
1- Minor repair sequence
2- Paint removal
3- Filler (includes lead loading)
4- Masking
5- Priming
6- Flatting
7- top coat paint application
8- De-masking
9- The finishing touch
10- What to do when it goes wrong

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