Ford Model A Pickup Restoration September 2010

I'm trying to finish all the paint work before the winter comes. Let's see how far I can do this job.

Ford Model A Restoration September 2010

After the first layer of filler there are still some imperfections which have to be eliminated.

Ford Model A Restoration September 2010

This was my 2nd Black & Decker Mouse. As my first one it passed away with a big bang and some smoke. I'm pretty disappointed regarding the bad quality of this product and will prefer other brands in the future.

Ford Model A Restoration September 2010

The cabin is already covered with the 2nd layer of filler.

Ford Model A Restoration September 2010

But as a next step, I want to protect the wood on the inside of the cabin. Later, nickel plated screws will come into these holes.

Ford Model A Restoration September 2010

On a sheet of paper I have marked the location of the old holes.

Ford Model A Restoration September 2010

As an additional help in the placement of the screws are some old photos.

Ford Model A Restoration September 2010

The head of the screws will be polished and then plated.

Ford Model A Restoration September 2010

To put too much torque on brass screws is not a good idea or they look like this example … It is necessary to drill a hole before you turn the screw into the wood.

Ford Model A Restoration September 2010

The cabin wood did already get the first layer of a walnut stain. I'll add 1-2 additional thin layers later.




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