Painting wood grain on metals

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Re: Painting wood grain on metals

Post by Lopez Mike » Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:38 pm

There are YouTube videos on doing the wood grain paint of car dashboards.

I've had really bad luck with contact cement in a marine environment. In my sailboat the moisture penetrates through the plywood (I think) and the countertops lift. Also had it fail in veneers to cover flaws on bulkheads.

I think it works O.K. in a house but my boat sits unheated and the cement fails after a year or two.
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