Mae's Columbia (Finally starting up again)

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  1. ChrisMac

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    Re: Mae's Columbia (formerly Yard Sale Columbia)

    Front fender all stripped:
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (formerly Yard Sale Columbia)

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    Rear's all done too!
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (formerly Yard Sale Columbia)

    What colors ya got in mind?Is this going to be a cruiser or klunker?You have me curious I picked up a similar frame the other day and im not sure what to do with it yet. :mrgreen:
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (formerly Yard Sale Columbia)


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    Something along these lines (per the friend I am building it for). Base color will be a dark magenta-ish color
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    !st two coats of primer.......

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    Re: Mae's Columbia (formerly Yard Sale Columbia)

    Lookin' good 8)
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (formerly Yard Sale Columbia)

    Whoa! That kickstand looks cool. Nice find also. I'll be following this for sure.
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (formerly Yard Sale Columbia)

    new newsprint option only found on the most elite of builds
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (formerly Yard Sale Columbia)

    Starting to work on the wooden rear rack mock up
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    Headlamp option
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (formerly Yard Sale Columbia)

    She's opted to ditch the headlamp, but here's the rough frame for the rear wooden basket.

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    Happy so far with the way it's coming out.
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    Making some headway on the rear rack.

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    Re: Mae's Columbia (Nice Rack)

    Not much more construction left now.

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    Re: Mae's Columbia (Nice Rack)

    That is a nice rack. :D
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (Nice Rack)

    Stripper, wood, rack... what kinda build is this?!

    Ha Ha... nice work on the rack.
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (Nice Rack)

    Awesome ! ! ! Thanks for the smile.
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (A little sanding & refinishing)

    Some final sanding and finishing and a bit of poly and oolala.

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    Re: Mae's Columbia (Starting on the Wheels)

    First stage done on front wheel . . . .

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    Re: Mae's Columbia (Starting on the Wheels)

    Awesome progress so far... Love the wood carrier... Great idea!
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    Re: Mae's Columbia (Starting on the Wheels)

    Thanks. Wish progress was progressing quicker, but you all know how that works.

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