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32 3-window coupe ,flathead v8 , " scalp't " , painted metallic copper


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#81 uppnaway69

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:35 AM

great lookn deuce!! love the custom trunk hood great touch and love the color!!! 



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Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:20 AM

I enjoyed the build process on your '32 Richard.

Thanks for the clear photos. Really like the steering

tube idea and the trunk.

 

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:36 AM

painted the body and chassis tonight !!looks very classy imo , its copper brown metallic[img]http://sphotos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/538362_255588021240782_2103594844_n.jpg[/img]i scribed the panellines deeper and before painting i sanded the body and chassis for the last time with superfine paper .i took my time and folded the paper and really sanded the inside of the panellines and glad i did they came out great and very smooth , close up >[img]http://sphotos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/480452_255588007907450_288441733_n.jpg[/img]the pics are not really showing the result good , its hard to get it photographed nicely in the artificial lightchassis[img]http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/480485_255588084574109_1158583274_n.jpg[/img][img]http://sphotos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/538335_255588087907442_906298622_n.jpg[/img][img]http://sphotos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/529564_255588091240775_1231626588_n.jpg[/img]when it dryed the gloss seemd to become even higher > 2 examples where i went like whow , its real smooth also[img]http://sphotos-c.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/525619_255588127907438_52135381_n.jpg[/img][img]http://sphotos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/488136_255588137907437_447059258_n.jpg[/img]now i have no clue if it stays shiny and reflective since this is the first time i painted a model metallic (def. not the last time !!!)but if it doesnt its fine then i just clear coat it , witch i will do anyway i think to seal the paint and get a nice layer i can polish


Ontzettend gaaf ding zeg! En dat uit Nederland :-)
Welke paint heb je gebruikt?
Schitterende kleur!

MG

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 11:50 PM

Richard,

 

             I can't say anything more than already has been said. I have enjoyed watching you build this great

32' 3-window coupe.

 

              Look forward to more of your outstanding work and creativity.

 

Ron



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Posted 05 February 2013 - 05:03 AM

great lookn deuce!! love the custom trunk hood great touch and love the color!!! 


thnx :)
 
 

I enjoyed the build process on your '32 Richard.
Thanks for the clear photos. Really like the steering
tube idea and the trunk.
 
Joker


thnx also hehe :)
 
 

Ontzettend gaaf ding zeg! En dat uit Nederland :-)
Welke paint heb je gebruikt?
Schitterende kleur!

MG


hey gewoon een spuitbus van de bouwmarkt copper metallic van flexa

for the rest who can read dutch > he asked what paint i used and i awnsered that its from a paint can and waht brand :)
 
 

Richard,
 
             I can't say anything more than already has been said. I have enjoyed watching you build this great
32' 3-window coupe.
 
              Look forward to more of your outstanding work and creativity.
 
Ron


thnx !! well after this one i will start with a highboy roadster , i want to make that as low as possible and maybe make a custom shaped roof on it (fixed roof) like a unique shape and .....



some daylight pics , the panellines need a dark wash later on , i just painted the body and chassis again ..
on the body the rear trunk panels had some minour lighter spots along the seems ..

it still was a bit reflective after drying , but i will do some clear coat to make it realy shine

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i washed the wood with clear coat , so its not to shiney but the clear brought it to life a bit
the color of the wood and paint are actually pretty nice togheter , still enough contrast color wise

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:38 PM

It even looks better in color.. are you keeping it shiny.. or are you going to age it a little?


i'm thinking shiney ..
i do want to wash the panellines and wash the louvres on the trunk , i think i will first clear coat it , then do the panellines and clear it a second time
i could try to give the lines a bit of depth by using a wash ..

like after clearing it wash the bodylines that stick out

i sprayed a small box for a test because the clear is a differen brand and i never did metallic so i will test the clear first ..
just imagine clearing it and the paint would wrinkle :o

 

its metallic out of a spray can and there is already clear coat in 2 in one paint ...but its not shiney enough :lol:



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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:38 AM

the sun was shining and whow awsome paint effects :)

first dryfit all very loose still being carefull with the paint just sprayed the second coat yesterday


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the roof is in loosly and not level , dont want to stress the paint just yet , i like the colors togheter of the wood and copper paint

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 05:09 AM

dit the inside of the grille black , tried a new way to do this , instead of a wash i just sprayed the whole grlle black and rubbed of the top part leaving the black inside , worked better then a wash with black acrylic paint


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then clear coated the body


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with something as reference for reflection you really see the shine and reflectiveness

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:15 AM

Looks Great!!! Nice paintjob...

 

René



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Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:13 AM

thnx :) and i was pleased myself on the paint .. firsy m,etallic ever and i think i will go more metallic from here on :)

because i'm close to final asembly i started on the smalls , gave the rims a wash on the deepest part , i put one hubcap on losse so you can see waht it looks like when on the car


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steering wheel and colum i just painted copper and gave the edge and center a coat of black


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Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:02 PM

pretty sweet Richard



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Posted 07 February 2013 - 12:27 AM

Looking good rich. Always fun to watch your builds, every single one of them has such a different style and personality. I'm diggin the way you cut that roof off and did that trunk lid with tail lights. Nice choice with the color, can't wait to see it all finished up.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:35 AM

thnx !!

well just glued the grille in the minute i came home , looks awsome
hope to do the panellines and louvres tonight ..and maybe paint all the chrome on the chassis
not going to hurry now but its very close to completion

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 05:14 AM

After you painted the grill black, what did you use to wipe the paint off of the bars a perimeter? Did you let it dry or wipe it off wet?



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Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:20 AM

After you painted the grill black, what did you use to wipe the paint off of the bars a perimeter? Did you let it dry or wipe it off wet?

 
just a smooth cloth , so a cloth with no structure and i sprayed it on and directly wiped it , then sprayed it ounce more and wiped it again , all right after eitch other
worked so good , the spray can paint just sticks in the deep parts better then acrylic paint
you def. want to wipe it directly because there would be a big chance you wipe of the chrome if you let it dry a bit .
the paint could react a bit or you would need some stuff to get it off
 
this is the end result of the grille
 
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:59 AM

Grille looks fantastic. Gonna have to try that myself. Your building style intrigues me, assembling a lot of it first, then paint, and then detail paint. 



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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:06 AM

thnx and well yes kind of found this way worked great for me , after doing it like most all the parts pre-painted i felt this was way easyer and i got betetr results , the less you have to glue after paint the bettter


did the panellines , tbh i srewed up and used black and it looked terrrible
in a effort to save it i painted gold enamel in there and washed that out and the black toned down a bit .
i do feel how it is now contributes to the vintage feel i'm after.
although it shiney i still want it to be on the rough used side also
the louvres on the trunk need a nother wash after downtoning it i got dark and light earea's

tomorrow with daylight i will paint the doorhinges chrome , that i think will also contribute a lot to the body

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:19 AM

detail work on the chassis , painted the driveshaft , some bolts , part of the dif , shock , struts chrome


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also glued the hub caps on , i love the balck wash now in the rims really breaks the chrome


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did the seat buttons in chrome

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:33 AM

  Hi Richard,   This build is turning out to be awesome!!   Really nice work on the detail painting.

 

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 11:14 AM

thnx randy !!