View single post by Art DeKneef
 Posted: 11-14-2013 08:24 pm
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Art DeKneef


Joined: 03-12-2005
Location: Mesa, Arizona USA
Posts: 330
OK. The back of the panels are flat. At least they were on my cars. I beveled the edges slightly when I made my replacement pieces.

My dash pieces are half-inch plywood covered in a wood veneer. Using a wood veneer is the easiest way to cover the ashtray area. The veneer is thin enough to make the radius bend.

I made the choke cable hole smaller and except for the heater controls faceplate the rest of the openings are simple. The faceplate will need to have a couple of holes countersunk because the pins are not deep enough.

Once you get it all apart you'll see what I mean. The hardest part is finding a wood pattern you like :-)