Item description for How to Paint Your Car on a Budget (Cartech) by Pat Ganahl...
If your car needs new paint, or even just a touch-up, the cost involved in getting a professional job can be more than you bargained for. Fortunately, there are less expensive alternatives, you can even paint your own car at home! In How to Paint Your Car On A Budget, author Pat Ganahl unveils dozens of secrets that will help anyone paint their own car. From simple scuff-and-squirt jobs to full-on, door-jambs-and-everything paint jobs, Ganahl covers everything you need to know to get a great looking coat of paint on your car and save lots of money in the process. This book covers painting equipment, the ins and outs of prep, masking, painting and sanding products and techniques, and real-world advice on how to budget wisely when painting your own car. It is the most practical automotive painting book ever written!
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.5" Height: 11" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2006
Publisher S-A Design
ISBN 1932494227 ISBN13 9781932494228
Availability 4 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 24, 2017 12:20.
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More About Pat Ganahl
Pat Ganahl is one of the most respected and knowledgeable journalists in the hot rod and custom car field, and the recipient of several Moto awards for automotive journalism excellence. He lives in Glendale, California.
Reviews - What do customers think about How to Paint Your Car on a Budget (Cartech)?
outstanding May 24, 2008
This is the best, by far, of 3 books I have purchased on automotive painting. It is very current and well written. The book details multiple examples of painting scenarios from touch-ups to frame-off paint jobs. There are numerous examples of cars painted by the author and others in their own garages, just like most poor car junkies would do. Great examples of equipment, paint products, proper use, safety concerns, etc. He really leaves no doubts as to what you need to know in order to pull off your paint project. I have a car torn down to paint and as I do it, this is the book that will be my guide.
Great Book !!!!! Oct 31, 2007
Easy to read and full of good information. Author has a sense of humor that makes the book much more entertaining than I had anticipated! Perfect for the person who wants to paint their own car on a budget!
How to paint your car on a budget Sep 27, 2007
Excellent book for a beginning at home painter. I'm in the process of restoring a car at home and this is the best DIY book I have read on autobody and paint.
Great book Sep 4, 2007
Great book. Very informative and easy to read and understand. Will help alot with the painting of my husbands project car. He was scared about painting his car but after reading this book, he says it will look real good.
Good book has the basics Aug 28, 2007
This is a good book that has the basics on "How to paint your car". I would recommend it beginning and intermediate home car painter.