Powder coating gives you one of the most economical, color-durable, and longest lasting finishes available. Whether you’re coating engine brackets, master cylinders, or valve covers, there is simply no better way to apply a good looking yet tough finish. Mark Simpson takes us step-by-step through the powder coating process using the Eastwood HotCoat powder coating system. This system is a “must have”, for any enthusiast who is serious about completing high-quality restorations. You’ll see first hand how easy it is to create finishes that are far more resistant to chipping, scratches and wear than other finishes, and the color selection is virtually unlimited, with high and low gloss, metallic, and clear finishes available. The Eastwood UV-resistant powder coat colors stay bright and vibrant longer; but also check out their complete line of powder coating supplies, sure to give you all the help you need. These include powder coat paint guns, silicone plugs, hanging hooks, spray booths, ovens and more.
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Mark Simpson demonstrates how adding and properly maintaining an at-home media blasting cabinet can dramatically improve the quality of your restorations. He shows exactly what steps you need to know to: maintain the consumable parts, selecting blasting media, safety considerations, preparing parts for blasting and how to protect the parts you don’t want blasted.Watch Now >>
Before getting started on the next phase of a classic car restoration, you should assess the status of your gutted and cleaned out car. Craig and Aaron Hopkins show you the inside of their cleaned 1967 Chevy Chevelle, and reiterate the importance of organizing and racking all the parts that you took out of the… Read more »Watch Now >>
Knowing how to correctly install aircraft quality rivets, is an important skill for any classic car restoration enthusiast. These rivets are commonly used on cars from the 1930s to today, and are available in a variety of sizes material types. Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations demonstrates the step-by-step process to install replacement rivets.Watch Now >>