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Re: Classified ads?

 by John ¦  Wed Feb 01, 2023 10:01 pm ¦  Forum: Sewing Machines & Tools - Reviews / Problems / Fixes / Etc... ¦  Topic: Classified ads? ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 193

@Chris Yes that is ok to post used tools you personally have for sale.

Re: Rag top and trim

 by John ¦  Thu Sep 15, 2022 12:04 am ¦  Forum: Automotive ¦  Topic: Rag top and trim ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 347

I need some pictures to help you @SideShowBobby

Re: This years work

 by John ¦  Thu Sep 15, 2022 12:03 am ¦  Forum: Show Off Your Projects ¦  Topic: This years work ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 364

Beautiful :heart_eyes:

Re: Jeep seats

 by John ¦  Thu Sep 15, 2022 12:02 am ¦  Forum: Show Off Your Projects ¦  Topic: Jeep seats ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 233

Love the fabric choice!

Re: Lawn mower seat

 by John ¦  Thu Sep 15, 2022 12:01 am ¦  Forum: Show Off Your Projects ¦  Topic: Lawn mower seat ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 296

Looks a whole lot better than the seat on my old lawn mower :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :joy:

Re: Salon chair.

 by John ¦  Thu Sep 15, 2022 12:00 am ¦  Forum: Show Off Your Projects ¦  Topic: Salon chair. ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 204

Looks nicer than the original!

Re: My first set of door panels.

 by John ¦  Wed Sep 14, 2022 11:59 pm ¦  Forum: Show Off Your Projects ¦  Topic: My first set of door panels. ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 239

That came out beautiful @Ron Henningsen!!! Nice work :thumbsup:

Re: some of my work this past year

 by John ¦  Wed Sep 14, 2022 11:57 pm ¦  Forum: Show Off Your Projects ¦  Topic: some of my work this past year ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 303

Very nice work! I really like the fabric choice on the chairs :ok_hand:

Re: 1949 Buick Super - Seat Question

 by John ¦  Wed Sep 14, 2022 11:53 pm ¦  Forum: Automotive ¦  Topic: 1949 Buick Super - Seat Question ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 1158

Looks awesome! Nice job :thumbsup:

Re: 1949 Buick Super - Door panel questions

 by John ¦  Wed Sep 14, 2022 11:51 pm ¦  Forum: Automotive ¦  Topic: 1949 Buick Super - Door panel questions ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 701

I would do a test on pvc and see if it warps in the hot sun. This is something I have been meaning to test for a while but havent. Other wise your best options in my opinion would be 1/8" plywood or aluminum sheet.

Re: Shots & Stitches - E1 - Shop Tables - My World

 by John ¦  Wed Sep 14, 2022 11:46 pm ¦  Forum: Sewing Machines & Tools - Reviews / Problems / Fixes / Etc... ¦  Topic: Shots & Stitches - E1 - Shop Tables - My World ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 327

Thats aewsone @Smooooth
What a highly efficient use of limited space!

Re: Replacing old Windlace around doors while keeping the original headliner

 by John ¦  Tue Sep 13, 2022 6:07 pm ¦  Forum: Automotive ¦  Topic: Replacing old Windlace around doors while keeping the original headliner ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 207

A lot of times those tabs break off and i usually ending up figuring out some other way of attaching it. That cardboard is called Card Board Tack Strip. https://www.albrightssupply.com/tack-strips-tacks personally Id probably glue two sheets of chip board together and then cut out the strips needed....

Re: How do I attach a video to a post

 by John ¦  Tue Sep 13, 2022 5:58 pm ¦  Forum: Automotive ¦  Topic: How do I attach a video to a post ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 266

@Ron Henningsen The forum doesn't have the capacity to store and upload videos. Best way would be to load the video to YouTube and then post the link here.

They used all kinds of crazy attachment methods on older cars. Not sure what those are called. Personally I would get rid of them and use some modern clips.

Re: Kids jumping hurdle for our karate class!

 by John ¦  Tue Sep 13, 2022 5:53 pm ¦  Forum: Show Off Your Projects ¦  Topic: Kids jumping hurdle for our karate class! ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 238

great idea!

Re: Carpet Bug Infestation

 by John ¦  Tue Sep 13, 2022 5:50 pm ¦  Forum: Automotive ¦  Topic: Carpet Bug Infestation ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 325

That looks like a nightmare. I hope your charging extra for all that. I would dispose of all the fabric right away and fumigate every inch of that car multiple times. You dont want those things finding their way in to your house and reeking havoc in you home.

Re: Leather and vinyl paint question

 by John ¦  Tue Sep 13, 2022 5:44 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Leather and vinyl paint question ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 428

I second SEM fabric paints as well. They work very well. Honestly sounds like more work than just replacing everything. Is there a reason he wants to keep the bolsters and only replace the insert?

Re: Need help with recliner seat,newbie here

 by John ¦  Tue Sep 13, 2022 5:41 pm ¦  Forum: Furniture ¦  Topic: Need help with recliner seat,newbie here ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 861

The springs are called no-sag springs.
Not sure what that black material is.
For fabric you can use any material you like. Its doubtful that you would be able to find an exact match.
Albright's supply should heave everything you need. https://www.albrightssupply.com/

Re: Door panel in leather, I could use some advice on a few items

 by John ¦  Tue Sep 13, 2022 5:36 pm ¦  Forum: Automotive ¦  Topic: Door panel in leather, I could use some advice on a few items ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 223

I would not reuse the door card an make a new one. Yes everything your considering doing is possible but honestly will probably be more work than if you had made it from scratch yourself. 1/4 scrim foam wont give you much depth for your pleats. when you glue the cover to the door card you can run th...

Re: My Interior is close to finished

 by John ¦  Tue Sep 13, 2022 5:25 pm ¦  Forum: Automotive ¦  Topic: My Interior is close to finished ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 560

Wow @Andy_M Fantastic job! I'm so happy to hear the videos helped.
Do you mind If we post your project on The Lucky Needle Facabook and give you a shout out?

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