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Old 02-11-2018, 03:51 PM
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I thought I could possibly remove the old varnish and clean up the old one. Those cracks in the varnish go through the veneer! Re-veneered and varnished and now back in place. The pic of the refurbished dash is weird because of a pano shot with my unsteady hands.
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Old 02-11-2018, 05:53 PM
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That's quite a before and after!
Nicely done Jim.
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Old 02-11-2018, 06:24 PM
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Did you use varnish? or the one coat epoxy like stuff that I believe is used by Prestige? What type of burl and what vendor? All we have in woodworking supplies was Rockler and they are out of business in Torrance.
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How embarrassing, "Finally some music" in the title was because I was going to post a vid. of the car running. I can't seem to post a video on this site.

Anyway, the burl walnut was found at a garage sale for $5. It was sprayed with automotive clear coat. The car is at a shop (Warren knows where) where the majority of the work is being done. I work on it as much as I can. My part on this piece was the lettering and some parts gathering. Here is a pic of the dash installed and of the engine bay coming together.
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That's quite a before and after!
Nicely done Jim.
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Old 02-12-2018, 10:23 AM
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Jim had a posting on another site with his new motor running. I only know this car and Jim as I dropped in to see it on way back from a Tiger event.
This is the car that was listed here on CAT but Jay AKA MTRoads I think. One of those times where I know real name first then forum name. Hope to see it in person at T.U. it's come a long way.
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Great job on the dash......anyone wood love to have one that nice.
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I purchased new burled walnut neneer from a sullpier in Aus and had a profeesional company attach and apply the finish very well done
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