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Are you painting that black?

Nope ...

Bought a wood graining kit that was how the dashes was done back in the 20's, 30's and 40's ...

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Matching the grain and color that the Caddy's horn button has ..

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Even the gear shift knob will be matching ..

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Getting a bit fancy with adding a dark ribbon in the center of the knob ..

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At least that's the plan ..
Got to have a little color in my life ..

Years back I painted the dash the stock almond color that IH used ..
It was time for something new ..

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This will be new ..



 
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Nope ...

Bought a wood graining kit that was how the dashes was done back in the 20's, 30's and 40's ...

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Matching the grain and color that the Caddy's horn button has ..

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Even the gear shift knob will be matching ..

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Getting a bit fancy with adding a dark ribbon in the center of the knob ..

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At least that's the plan ..
Got to have a little color in my life ..

Years back I painted the dash the stock almond color that IH used ..
It was time for something new ..

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This will be new ..




That is going to look sweet! :cheers:
 

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Do hope that it will ..
Got a lot of effort in it to make happen ..
(Not to mention $$)

"Swamp Rat" talked me into doing the wood graining .. Lol



( Think the part about being a rocket scientist did it for me !! )
 

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Soon will try out printing the woodgrain on ....
Key word is "Try" ..

( Got a backup plan, Almond ... Again !! )

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.. This just may be very interesting ..
 
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Lol ... We'll see just how bad of a artist I am ?
(Won't we ?)

I have trouble drawing a straight line .. Eek !

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Crack is looking good ..
Does seems like the union of the two pieces turned out better than I expected ... Yippy-Ki-Yi- Ya

This might turn out looking mighty fine, if I don't screw-up the wood graining ... :crybaby:
 
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