Joe has a point. Veneer will be less expensive, and less prone to
warping than a solid chunk o' wood.
On Dec 7, 2004, at 8:06 PM, Joe Kinstle wrote:
> In theory, it shouldn't be too hard to veneer your own dash face. You
> can order veneers online, or pick some out at a good woodworking
> supply store. It is only about 1/32" thick and bends pretty easily,
> heck sometimes they ship it to you in a roll. Anyway, you can use
> spray adhesive or contact cement to attach it to your existing dash.
> Make a paper template using some fairly heavy gauge paper. You also
> might want to seal the back of the veneer to make sure you don't get
> any bleeding from the spray adhesive. I think the hardest part may be
> the glove box opening and door edges. I think I'd run the veneer
> straight to the edge and sand it smooth, then faux paint in the edges.
> Good luck,