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Restoring a Walker Turner BN730 Band Saw #4: painting progress

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Blog entry by Camper posted 02-16-2011 04:03 AM 3599 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: electrolysis Part 4 of Restoring a Walker Turner BN730 Band Saw series Part 5: Almost there... »

I finally finished painting all the parts. Decided on a two color scheme with hammered black and hammered dark bronze, I may have mentioned that before. Here some pictures of how some parts look before assembly.

thanks for looking.

I have some touch up to do but I have to wait 48 hrs. Then on to assembly….cannot wait.

-- Tampa-FL



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Dwain

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#1 posted 02-16-2011 04:26 AM

Man, I really like your color choices. that is going to be one really good looking bandsaw. That hammered paint is really getting popular.

Good luck getting it together.

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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NBeener

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#2 posted 02-16-2011 04:29 AM

Totally agree with Dwain.

The color choice is awesome.

Thanks for the update :-)

-- -- Neil

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lilredweldingrod

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#3 posted 02-16-2011 04:44 AM

Dang, man! I used hammertone silver and hammertone gray. Now I have to go find some hammertone black. That color scheme is awesome. BTW the original color was this awful dark olive drab. How do I know? My 1944 W/T DP has the original paint. Guess what the new colors are going to be? heh heh heh

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lilredweldingrod

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#4 posted 02-16-2011 04:46 AM

Sorry Neil. I didn’t notice you said awesome too. I have my Thesaurus out and I’m looking for a different word. lol

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#5 posted 02-16-2011 05:05 AM

That looks phenomenal!

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JuniorJoiner

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#6 posted 02-16-2011 05:37 AM

Inspiring, wonderful workmanship. I have to look for some of that paint.

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.

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bvdon

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#7 posted 02-16-2011 06:39 AM

Look forward to completed project.

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HokieMojo

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#8 posted 02-16-2011 04:24 PM

i have to admit, I wish more colors were offered in the hammered finishes. Looks like about 10 exist for each brand and they are all similar between the brands. I like your color choices, but wish I could find an off white for one of my projects.

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Camper

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#9 posted 02-17-2011 03:19 AM

Thanks for the kind words everyone.

Hokie, I agree that off white would be a great addition to the bunch, especially for restoration purposes. It would be a nice accent color IMHO.

-- Tampa-FL

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