Chantilly Lace (She's done) 8/3

Jan 12, 2012
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Re: Chantilly Lace (lace test)

Tested the lace today done gold over flat black, Im thinking about a darker color over the black would look better

Thinking about trying this out on the bike once I get to actually building
 
Feb 18, 2011
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Re: Chantilly Lace (lace test)

IMHO, I think you will like a light base, with the black (or even color) more so than the dark base with another color. If you are rattle canning it, maybe try a silver base. Lay the lace down and shoot the black. Maybe add a fade with the black? I can't believe I hadn't thought of this before... Maybe, cover all that with that tail light tint paint? I think Duplicolor makes it?
 
Jan 12, 2012
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Re: Chantilly Lace (lace test)

Going to try a dark bronze over the black tomorrow, wanting it more subdued almost ghosted. Was thinking the colors would be black with tan inserts and couldnt decide if I wanted gold over it all or not. so I did the test and yeah not feeling the gold and black. My shop cabinet drawers are going to be colorful after this build. lol
 
Jan 12, 2012
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Re: Chantilly Lace (tire fitting)

Learned my lesson last year with my wifes bike. always test fit tires before painting. decided to try the streamliners on this frame.
A little clearance



Only trouble spot but will take care of that when I get to working out the dents in the fenders

heres the main color combo I think Im going to go with, straight on it dont stand out near as much as it does in the pic
 
Jan 12, 2012
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Re: Chantilly Lace (getting laced up)

Thanks king, I really wanted more of a flower pattern but this pattern was in with some other fabric I got at an auction cheap so this it is.
I managed to get some stuff done today before the rain started moving in.
this is the base layer of the whole bike still have to do the insert areas on the tanks


and got a coat of paint on the chain guard