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How to Paint Your Car (Motorbooks Workshop)

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Do you want to make your custom cruiser pop the second it rolls out of the garage? Then look no further than the pages of this book—Motorbooks’ bestselling How to Paint Your Car has been revised and updated with the modern tools, technology, and techniques you need to turn heads every time your wheels hit the pavement.
 
Come inside with veteran author Dennis Parks as he walks you through the ins and outs of modern vehicular painting styles and techniques. Have you ever wondered how the seamless scallops and pinstripes on the panels of your favorite cars are applied in the first place? It’s not as hard as you think.
 
Inside, you’ll find over 300 detailed full-color photos and illustrations to showcase how the pros do what they do. From vehicle setup techniques like masking and taping to spray booth ventilation and safety, you’ll find everything you need to turn your garage into a high-class automotive painting workshop. More than a dozen step-by-step projects will prepare you to tackle your own car. Add some glamor and sparkle to your car—literally—with Motorbooks’ updated and revised edition of How to Paint Your Car.

Synopsis:

How to Paint Your Car reveals the techniques, tricks, and technology behind automotive painting through 400 color photos, clear captions, and detailed text. Learn the latest information about waterborne paints, spray guns, body fillers, and respirators and other safety gear that every automotive painter must know.

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How to Paint Your Car reveals the techniques, tricks, and technology behind automotive painting through 400 color photos, clear captions, detailed text, and step-by-step how-to sequences. You’ll learn the latest information about paint chemistry, waterborne paints, spray guns, body fillers, surface prep, site prep, as well as respirators and other safety gear that every automotive painter must know.
With step-by-step detail, you’ll learn how to properly prepare your car for paint work, including minor bodywork, surface preparation, rust removal, masking, priming and final coating. How to Paint Your Car also includes information about custom touches and effects as well as how to care for your paint after application, including information on buffing compounds, waxes, and other care products. Everything you need to know to feel comfortable and confident in undertaking your own paint project, whether a touch-up job or a complete respray, is covered in How to Paint Your Car.

About the Author

Dennis W. Parks (Cedar Hill, MO) has written numerous how-to bestsellers for the Motorbooks Workshop series, including How to Build a Cheap Hot Rod, Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide, and The Complete Guide to Auto Body Repair.

www.dennisparks.com

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Automotive Painting Defined
Chapter 2 Automotive Paint Chemistry
Chapter 3 Supporting Products
Chapter 4 Tools, Materials, and Safety
Chapter 5 Surface Preparation
Using Paint Stripper on Small Jobs
Mixing and Applying Body Filler
Applying and Sanding Primer-Surfacer
Chapter 6 Masking
How to Tape and Mask Windows and Windshields
Chapter 7 Paint Application
Chapter 8 Extra Details
Laying Out and Painting Scallops
Applying Vinyl Adhesive Graphics
Chapter 9 Part Replacement and Assembly
Reinstalling Door Glass
Chapter 10 Keeping the Shine
Cleaning
Detailing
Touching Up Your Vehicle’s Paint
Chapter 11 Painting Other Parts and Components
Painting Wheels
Repainting a Vehicle (Start to Finish)
Appendix I: Vehicle Painting Checklist
Appendix II: Fiberglass Body/Body Component Preparation Checklist
Resources
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760343883
Author:
Parks, Dennis W.
Publisher:
Motorbooks International
Subject:
Automotive - Repair & Maintenance - General
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Bodywork
Subject:
spray paint
Subject:
auto repair
Subject:
Painting
Edition Description:
Revised, Revised and Updated
Series:
Motorbooks Workshop
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
400 color photos and 20 diagrams
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.63 x 8.25 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
How to Paint Your Car reveals the techniques, tricks, and technology behind automotive painting through 400 color photos, clear captions, and detailed text. Learn the latest information about waterborne paints, spray guns, body fillers, and respirators and other safety gear that every automotive painter must know.
"Synopsis" by ,
How to Paint Your Car reveals the techniques, tricks, and technology behind automotive painting through 400 color photos, clear captions, detailed text, and step-by-step how-to sequences. You’ll learn the latest information about paint chemistry, waterborne paints, spray guns, body fillers, surface prep, site prep, as well as respirators and other safety gear that every automotive painter must know.
With step-by-step detail, you’ll learn how to properly prepare your car for paint work, including minor bodywork, surface preparation, rust removal, masking, priming and final coating. How to Paint Your Car also includes information about custom touches and effects as well as how to care for your paint after application, including information on buffing compounds, waxes, and other care products. Everything you need to know to feel comfortable and confident in undertaking your own paint project, whether a touch-up job or a complete respray, is covered in How to Paint Your Car.

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