Doodled a bit in fusion, and made a lock bezel and some letters. These will probably end up on my toolbox, but they'll need to be resized up and flattened because they are fender letters. Anyway, it…Continue
Another year went by, and I still haven't gotten around to touching my 64 Eldorado. I don't think anymore that I ever will. So after the year turns, I'm gonna try and sell it. Not sad though,…Continue
I just finished repairing a few 66 stereos, and after fixing up the circuits to make them play again (another discussion), I was left with the usual problem; trying to find a belt that wouldn't slip.
So I bought a sheet of paper backed makore (baku) veneer to redo the wood on my 64. It seems like the original has a urethane clear coat. What's everybody using for a final finish? I have plenty extra to play with, I think I want to start with an automotive clear urethane, but what is the norm? It says "hand-rubbed in the advertising, which would lead me to think it was lacquer, but lacquer thinner tests make me think they used urethane.
Glue suggestions would also help, I'm…Continue