A concise and informative introduction to airbrushing methods for modellers, which contains a number of useful, graded projects which enable the beginner to develop airbrushing skills. There are chapters that cover techniques for use with both scale and non-scale models and even full size custom cars.
The book contains a great deal of information on types of airbrushes, sprayguns and their maintenance, plus useful discussions dealing with the different types of compressors used in airbrushing, how to choose or build a compressor and their safe use.
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A complete photographic guide showing car care and detailing, rust prevention as well as body repair and painting with full-colour sections on minor repairs and painting. Includes damage repair, painting, rustproofing and undercoating, tools and equipment, repair of minor dents and rust damage, metal working techniques, major rust repair, body component replacement, sanding and painting, car care and detailing, and welding. Contents: ? Introduction ? Maintaining and Preserving the Paint, Body and Interior ? Damage Repair: Doing it Yourself or Having it Done ? Tools and Working Facilities ? M... View More...
Panel Beating & Car Restoration (11th Edition) is an Australian publication that is authoritative on all aspects of panel beating and vehicle restoration.
Sixty years experience in the panel beating field of the motor industry has enabled Donald Wait to write authoritatively on all aspects of panel beating and vehicle restoration. Featured are the guidelines basic to repairing damaged panels. Such skills are also essential when sectioned repairs to valuable panels are required.
PART 1 - Panel Beating & Collision Repair
? Hand Tools & safety
? Bench Tools & Shop Equipment
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Al Probert's Spray Painting provides comprehensive information on the theory and practice of spray painting motor vehicles.
Al's wealth of knowledge, gained over many years in the industry, is imparted in an easy-to-follow, well-illustrated format.
? Spray Painting History
? The Spray Area and Safety
? Spray Guns
? Cleaning and Maintenance of Spray Guns
? Using a Spray Gun
? Air Regulators and Transformers
? Fixed Airlines and Air Hoses
? Spray booths
? Preparing Surfaces and Vehicles for Painting
? Preparing Painted Surfaces
? Masking the Vehicle
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This instruction manual answers all your questions, both theoretical and practical, about crafting with glassfibre, or GRP (glass reinforced plastic). It is really a pocket reference for anybody who works with any type of GRP including Kevlar and carbon fibre. It starts with a brief history lesson and then leaps into the different materials, their pros & cons, how to work with them in many ways, how to mould, laminate, repair - anything from scale models to full sized cars, yachts, furniture, water tanks, fish ponds and more. The text is simple but thorough and is both pragmatic and theoretica... View More...