On Tue, 20 Jun 1995 JERRYTOY@aol.com wrote:
> Cutting a new dash from solid wood is like going to Vegas! When you cut
> those instrument and glove box openings stress relief will probably cause the
> piece of wood to twist. If you look at the edge of a new wood dash from TRF
> you can see the tight and high count plywood that they use. These greatly
> reduces risk of wrap. Plus they come with the glove box mounted and hinges
> hung. At $175 as a wood worker it would be difficult for me to match it,
> plus they silkscreen like orig. dash. Watch for sales?
Good points Jerry,
Sometimes we have to accept that some of these hand-made
replacement parts available to us, just cannot be made any better at
home.....and I consider myself a skilled fine woodworker.
Nick D. Benson
Dept of Industrial Sciences
Colorado State University
Fort Collins CO