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Old 04-28-2002, 11:36   #1 (permalink)
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Woodgrain Strips

Has anyone tried making their own woodgrain strips? Like buying a long strip of wood, sanding, staining it and varnishing it then somehow gluing it onto the velour trims. The only problem i can see here is actually getting them too fit in along the top of that valour peice. Is this part of the trim removable? if i could remove it and cut a strip out id have no problems making it look authentic... what do u think??

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I have tried this yeah. I noticed on a custom mods site someone here posted recently that they did woodgrain / leather mods for the internals of the EA. I decided I'd see how easy it was to do myself.

I picked up a centre console piece from a wreckers to experiment on, I found that the woodgrain was the shitiest thing to do, since you couldn't really attach it to the current console without adding a lot to the size and weight, and I wasn't too keen to cut pieces out to replace with wood pieces and hope I could cut the wood to match.

What I did in the end was get some "fake-woodgrain" sheets from Spotlight, they're mainly used for kitchen cupboards or wooden tables that have scratches you want to hide, they look realistic and just stick on to a surface like wallpaper. The overall effect with the woodgrain sheets and the black koskin (leather look-a-like) didn't look to bad, but I felt like putting fake woodgrain in the car would make me feel too pretentious.

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