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Customs Lace paint

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Chili Phil, Aug 23, 2019.

  1. So, my wife is helping someone dispose of stuff from an estate sale. She has a nice rectangular table cloth. 68"x102". Do painters still do lace paint on customs? My sweetie threw it over a colorful bedspread, which made me think of candy lace paint.
  2. Squablow
    Joined: Apr 26, 2005
    Posts: 14,058


    I've seen a few laced roof jobs done around here lately. That is a huge piece of lace if it's all one continuous pattern, would be worthy of painting if your wife is willing to part with it.
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  3. Slopok
    Joined: Jan 30, 2012
    Posts: 2,367


    I think it's more popular now then back in the day, those that know how to do it still use it!
    Look at all the Metalflake that is back as well, especially on roofs.
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2019
  4. s55mercury66
    Joined: Jul 6, 2009
    Posts: 3,760

    from SW Wyoming

    That is a nice sized chunk o lace. Can you post a pic of it? I bet someone will snatch it up.
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  6. BamaMav
    Joined: Jun 19, 2011
    Posts: 3,744

    from Berry, AL

    One of those ideas that oughta be left in the past.....
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  7. Stooge
    Joined: Sep 9, 2015
    Posts: 373


    I follow some custom painters/ paint pages on instagram and i would say i see a different lace paint job, either on a car, motorcycle tank, helmet, panel, etc probably everyday. I've never tried to do one with it, but ive been looking for an excuse to give it a try
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  8. Chappy444
    Joined: Jan 27, 2012
    Posts: 972

    1. Maryland HAMBers

  9. southcross2631
    Joined: Jan 20, 2013
    Posts: 3,209


    Lace can look good in moderation. 2013-10-10 11.55.54 (1).jpg
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  10. mark latham
    Joined: Oct 24, 2018
    Posts: 52

    mark latham

    I put lace and scales on my sons beater guitar a couple of years ago. Haven't had a chance to try it on a car yet. IMG_1804.JPG
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    Joined: May 22, 2010
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  12. greaser 35
    Joined: Feb 15, 2010
    Posts: 617

    greaser 35
    from FRANCE

  13. Gearhead Graphics
    Joined: Oct 4, 2008
    Posts: 3,220

    Gearhead Graphics
    from Denver Co

    Lace is pretty popular. I'd keep it if I were you. I've got a big box in my shop, If I find cheap lace with a good pattern I buy it.

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