Wooden door trim caps

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CP Sargent
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Wooden door trim caps

#1 Post by CP Sargent » Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:27 pm

Hi all just wondering if there is any interest in having new wooden door trim caps made , I am in the process in to having cutters made to match old door caps and is it worth it before I go to far cheers Pete
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1968 damson vitesse convertible
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Re: Wooden door trim caps

#2 Post by valencia » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:55 pm

As the original door caps can be restored I'm not sure how many people would opt for new replacements, although the original finish is difficult to remove it can be done, I stripped my own many years ago and re-finished in polyurethane varnish, not the original spec but I was and still am happy with it. Perhaps it is different if they are missing from a car or maybe someone would like a different veneer then possibly there is a need for them. Only my opinion in any case.

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