How to Apply a Hand Rubbed Lacquer Paint Job to an Auto?

Answer A well-done, hand-rubbed finish on an automobile adds that final touch of class to a restoration job. Auto painters do not use acrylic lacquer as much as they did in the past, due to its toxicity a... Read More »

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How to Hand Apply Metallic Highlights for an Authentic Look of Rubbed Metals?

The dynamic range of metallic tones on rubbed metal objects is what gives them a distinct appearance. Rubbed metal has three tonal qualities. The darkest tones are the low lights and may not even a... Read More »

How to Shoot Auto Lacquer Paint?

Automotive, or acrylic, lacquer is made by dissolving acrylic plastic in solvents. It's very similar to nitrocellulose lacquer, the kind used to finish wood, and is applied in much the same way, wi... Read More »

How to Spray Lacquer Auto Paint?

Lacquer paint is the least recommended paint to use on cars by most experts. It's cheaper than than the others, is easier to apply and has a very glossy finish. However, it fades and chips more eas... Read More »

How to Clean & Wax Lacquer Auto Paint?

Many classic and new car owners choose to protect a new paint job with a coat of lacquer finish. This finish can be applied at home or by a professional and will protect the car from any dings and ... Read More »