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Old 12-28-2013, 05:07 PM   #21
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i was talking about putting in the sticky up top as i didn't see any woodgraining services listed.. i did see Felix's video
Under stood. A sticky would be nice.
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Old 12-28-2013, 07:44 PM   #22
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Fellers, please excuse my ignorance, but what parts were originally wood grained, what today gets wood grained and what was the standard wood grain color for a Model A. For some strange reason I like the look which must be from my thirty years of living and working in the "everything will be painted gray" Navy.
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Window trim pieces & dash rail, in a straight grain Mahogony. Bill W.
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Old 12-29-2013, 12:48 AM   #24
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Skibb, it depends on the Model A; the Victoria has 13 pieces that are wood grained in a mahogany pattern, the A400 has fewer and in a burl pattern and so on & so forth. My roadster has no wood grain anywhere. The Judging Standards have all the info.
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Old 12-29-2013, 10:58 AM   #25
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Thank you Bill and Vern. Vern, the car is a 1930 Town Sedan. Those items in wood grain that you mention will make the car look nice. TY Guys.
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Old 12-30-2013, 01:24 PM   #26
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Fellers, please excuse my ignorance, but what parts were originally wood grained, what today gets wood grained and what was the standard wood grain color for a Model A. For some strange reason I like the look which must be from my thirty years of living and working in the "everything will be painted gray" Navy.
Skibb, The Model A's used a stipple mahogany pattern on all.
28,29 were brush finished and 30,31 used the graining plates
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Old 12-30-2013, 10:31 PM   #27
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Felix37, the mahogany woodgraining was used on '29-31 Town Sedans, 30-31 Deluxe Coupes & Fordors, 31 Deluxe Tudors, 30-31 Cabriolets, Slant windshield Town Sedans, Deluxe Fordors, Victorias and Mid 30-31 AA Deluxe (275A).
Walnut woodgraining was found on the late 29 Town Sedan by Murray (optional) and on the 31 Slant Windshield Cabriolet and the 31 Convertible Sedan. All of this is according to the Model A Judging Standards & Restoration Guidelines.

All others were either body color, black, maroon or gray, depending on the body type.

That being said, the work shown in your video is great.

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Old 12-31-2013, 07:37 PM   #28
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Thanks for the clarification Vern! I knew the A400 was different but have never done a Town Sedan or 31 Slant window as of yet.
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Old 01-21-2014, 01:34 AM   #29
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Hi here are some examples of woodgraining
http://www.flickr.com/photos/13866891@N08/
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Old 01-21-2014, 01:53 AM   #30
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Hi here are some examples of my woodgraining
http://www.flickr.com/photos/13866891@N08/
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Old 01-21-2014, 02:06 AM   #31
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Even this old okie can do it. There are a number of shots in this pictorial using Grain it's process. The oil base is the only way to go. Great folks to work with too.

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Old 01-21-2014, 03:21 AM   #32
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Love the video and the quality of the work, more power to you!
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Old 01-25-2014, 04:28 PM   #33
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Thanks for this post Felix37. I'm working on a '30 and wasn't yet sure how I was going to tackle the dashboard. I'm in the Atlanta area and will most likely pay you a visit in the not too distant future with my dashboard in tow!
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Old 02-22-2014, 10:23 AM   #34
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Thanks for this post Felix37. I'm working on a '30 and wasn't yet sure how I was going to tackle the dashboard. I'm in the Atlanta area and will most likely pay you a visit in the not too distant future with my dashboard in tow!
Great! I look forward to your visit! give me a call a day before you come and I will make sure you get the VIP tour of the Honest Charley and Coker facility's.
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Old 02-22-2014, 03:43 PM   #35
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I went to Honest Charley's home page to check out the pricing on this service, but couldn't find anything about wood grain service there.

I searched the web page, but no joy.

My 31 has a very home-hacked job. Paint is very thick and all the brush strokes show.

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Old 02-22-2014, 10:47 PM   #36
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I went to Honest Charley's home page to check out the pricing on this service, but couldn't find anything about wood grain service there.

I searched the web page, but no joy.

My 31 has a very home-hacked job. Paint is very thick and all the brush strokes show.

Robert, They have not put it on the web site yet. We have just done the video with an e mail address for info. Please give me a call at 870-847-1921 and I can give you a price. I will also send out a sample of the proper grain and base color for your car.
thanks, Jonathan
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Old 11-27-2014, 04:51 AM   #37
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Jonathan it is so refreshing to see someone who has passion for his trade and I wish I had more employees s with your positive attitude. I will be sending my 31 Slant dash to your shop for wood graining
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