How to Paint Classic Cars (Paperback)

Tips, techniques & step-by-step procedures for preparation & painting - colour throughout (Enthusiast's Restoration Manual)

By Martin Thaddeus

Veloce Publishing, 9781845849498, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 2016

List Price: 45.00*
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Taking you step-by-step through each stage of the painting process, from planning, preparation, and safety, to final painting and finishing, this book will give you the skills and the confidence you need for a perfect finish. Minor repairs, filling and undercoating, pinstriping, equipment care and cleaning, everything you need to create a paint finish fit for a classic car, is covered, and with over 200 colour photographs illustrating every stage of the process. How to prepare your car and paint like a professional!

About the Author

Martin Thaddeus was born in Crawley, England, in 1959, one of nine children. After 10 years in crash repair and salvage, Thaddeus chose to specialize in classic restoration, which appealed to his creative nature. Thaddeus has written on classic car restoration for Veloce.