43 results for tag: cool stuff


Custom Paint Job: Antique Corn Grinder

It's not every day that we get a huge old-fashioned corn grinder in the shop for a custom paint job! Also known as a hammer mill, the customer got the 80-year old corn grinder from his grandfather, and brought it to us to strip down and put some brand new paint on. The classic decals are next, giving it just the right look as the customer remembers it. We love doing custom paint jobs like this. It's not your average job, and it's just fun to work on something so out of the ordinary. Plus, Tim is always in when there is a level of nostalgia to the project. We put a picture on Facebook and asked our followers if they knew what it was (I sure ...

Will you paint my little red wagon?

Yes, we'll paint it! This classic little red wagon needs some TLC and a new coat of clear to keep it looking as bright and bold as it should be. We can't have a faded little red wagon, now, can we? Tim loves working on and painting anything with a motor, but it's also fun to see what kinds of things our customers will bring us to paint other than cars. Sometimes when we get random custom paint requests like this, the customer will say that other auto paint shops turned them down, but we can never understand why. Yeah, maybe different textures and surfaces need to be sanded, primed or painted a little differently, but that's no big deal. ...

Color Changing Chromalusion Chameleon Paint

Sometimes one color just isn't enough. So, what's the answer? Chromalusion chameleon paint; a paint that can be a bunch of different colors depending on how the light hits it or how you look at it! We had a customer come to us wanting to paint her front door a special color shifting paint called Chromalusion, or Chamelion paint. From different angles, it looks pink, purple, blue, or yellow, and sometimes all of the above. We had some paint left over, so she decided to also paint her kitchen cabinet fixtures. Her kitchen is all white, with the Chromalusion chameleon paint on all the handles. This customer told us that she is obsessed with ...