DVD Guide to Metal Repair & Color Matching
Here's a comprehensive guide to metal repair and color matching on an vintage car from the staff of Steves Auto Restorations, one of the worlds leading hot rod builders. It is suitable for beginners through to professionals.
Here's a comprehensive guide to metal repair and color matching on an vintage car from the staff of Steves Auto Restorations, one of the worlds leading hot rod builders.
In this dvd you'll learn:
How to analyze damage
How to deal with stress cracks
How to prep a vehicle for paint and grinding
How to use a mini and 5-inch grinder
How to identify and mark high and low areas of a surface
How to perform hammer & dolly work
Review of hammers, including:
Heavy bead hammer
Rawhide mallet and more.
Review of dollies, including:
Shot or bean bag and more
Review of other tools including:
The stair tool
Spoons, heavy and light
Files and more
How to use a stud gun and slide hammer
How to mix and apply body fillers
Set-up times of body filler
How to use sure-forms or "cheese graters"
Top pro wet and dry sanding techniques
Use of Dura-Block sanding blocks
How to check a projects progress
How to scuff the surface
How to apply primer
How to check for straightness in a panel
Discussion of the variety of primers
Use of was and grease remover
The importance and use of a guide coat
How to use compound
Color matching techniques
How to apply sealer, basecoat and clear coat
And much more!
Skill level: Beginner to Professional
Running time: 1 hr 21 mins