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Automotive Upholstery and Interior Restoration (Restoration How-to Sa Design)

CarTech
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After disassembling and gutting your car, it is easy to feel that you're in way over your head when it comes to the upholstery. This is why so many do-it-yourself restorers outsource the work, at considerable expense, to an experienced upholstery shop. Taking the time to acquire the skills for upholstery restoration may feel like a daunting task, but what if an experienced upholsterer presented every skill you needed to restore upholstery yourself?

Starting with a list of necessary tools, author Fred Mattson guides you through all the required tasks, including seat restoration; door panel removal, patterning, assembly, and installation; headliner removal and installation; carpet cutting; and even convertible top restoration. The easy-to-follow step-by-step presentation allows for a thorough understanding of all the processes. Every photo in this book provides a hands-on approach that shows you how to repair and restore a car’s interior to concours, show-quality specifications.

Other restoration books may show you beautifully restored interiors, but they don't show you how to produce them. This book helps you develop the skills needed with instruction from a professional upholsterer, saving you thousands of dollars over outsourcing the restoration. If you are interested in saving money, doing a complete restoration yourself, or simply want to know how it's done, this book is a handy addition to your automotive library.

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Custom Auto Interiors

California Bill's Automotive Hnbks
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Expert trimmers Don Taylor and Ron Mangus share two lifetimes of auto upholstery experience and secrets in this fantastic book. More than 800 color photographs capture every detail you'll need to create your own exciting and award-winning custom interiors. This book explains materials, special fasteners and tools and precise step-by-step instructions show you how to turn out completely professional custom interiors. This is an advanced-level book.
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Automotive Custom Interiors (Idea Book)

Motorbooks
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Inside, it’s personal. The interior--perhaps more than any other aspect of a vehicle--lends itself to customization, to the expression of a character, a desire, a conviction. The question is, how far to go? How different, how comfortable, how functional, how wild? Whatever the answer might be, this book will help you get there. With images of an incredible assortment of custom interiors-- from the ultimate in luxury to the totally high-tech, from race-inspired minimalism to retro hot rod styling, from suede to tuck 'n' roll, inlaid wood to engine-turned metal--Automotive Custom Interiors gives you the means to make your dream interior a reality. The book covers every aspect of design--seat and upholstery, dashboards and gauges, door panels and armrests, consoles, steering wheels, pedals, shifters, knobs and hardware, floor coverings and headliners, audio and high-tech accessories, and cargo areas and trunks. With hundreds of color photos and thorough descriptions of a wide variety of parts and accessories, this is the ultimate resource for anyone contemplating a custom interior.

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Chevy Tri-Five Custom Interiors (Ron Mangus' Custom Hot Rod Interiors)

California Bill's Automotive Hnbks
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Award-winning cars and interiors will inspire you with design possibilities for your own 1955-1957 Chevy hot rod. You will learn the concepts behind a great interior. Large full-color photos and detailed explanations show and explain how Ron Mangus executes these design ideas. Get a detailed look at creative solutions for seats, door, kick, and rear quarter panels, carpet, mats, headliner, trunk, seat bolsters, and many other interior design areas. From the stock look to wild customs, you'll find a wide range of new ideas to adapt to your own car's interior.
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How to Restore and Customize Automotive Interiors (Motorbooks Workshop)

Motorbooks
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A major part of any auto restoration is bringing the interior back to life, and How to Restore and Customize Automotive Interiors provides you with the tools and knowledge you need to tackle any job on any type of car, from prewar classics to full-on customs to modern vehicles. Veteran author Dennis Parks takes you step-by-step through all the processes, from restoring seats, door panels, floor coverings, and headliners to adding sound dampening and thermal insulation. With tips and advice for selecting the right tools and planning your job, as well as maintaining your restored interior, How to Restore and Customize Automotive Interiors is the only book you’ll need to get the job done. 

  • Installing Floor Coverings
  • Repairing and Re-covering Seats
  • Making Custom Door Panels
  • Crafting Custom Headliners, Consoles, and More
  • Upholstery Maintenance and Care
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Husky Liner 33651 Front Custom FloorLiners BLACK 04-08 Ford F150 Lincoln Mark LT

Husky Liners
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Classic Style; Floor Liner; Black; 2 pc. Front;
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Auto Upholstery & Interiors (HPBOOKS 1265)

HPBOOKS
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This user-friendly guide gives you the knowledge to keep your interior looking like new. You’ll learn how to get professional results from kits you can install in your own garage.

Automotive upholstery is easy if you know the secrets of how to do professional quality work at home. There is no need to sew or buy an expensive industrial sewing machine because skilled technicians do the sewing for you. Upholstery kits and do-it-yourself products are available for a wide variety of cars and trucks. By doing the installation work yourself, you save money and have the satisfaction of learning a new skill.

Detailed sections include:
· Painting Interior Parts
· Headliner Replacement
· Carpet Kits
· Door Panels
· Dashboard Restoration
· Seat Kit Installation
· Kick Panels
· Trunk Detailing
· Steering Wheel Repairs and Swaps
· Custom Seat Installation
· Using Dyes
· Simple Upholstery Repairs
· Cleaning and Detailing Tips
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VW Camper - The Inside Story: A Guide to VW Camping Conversions and Interiors 1951-2012 - Second Edition

The Crowood Press UK
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This critically acclaimed, best-selling book documents and celebrates the many diferent camping conversions built on the Volkswagen Transporter and Microbus base across five generations. In this expanded and fully updated second edition, over 500 color photographs, coupled with period and archive pictures and brochure materials, illustrate the detailed text, showing and describing the various specifications, layouts, fitments and optional equipment on over forty different conversion companies' models, including: Adventurwagen; Amescador; Arcomobil; Australian Campers; Auto-Sleeper; Bilbo's Campers; Campmobile; Canadiana; Canterbury Pitt; Caraversions Hitop; Danbury Conversions; Dehler Profi; Devon Conversions; Dormobile; Eurec Campers; EZ Campers; Gardena Gypsy; Holdsworth; Joch Camping; Kamper Kits; Karmann Coachbuilts; Moortown Motors; Oxley Coachcraft; Poba Campers; Reimo Conversions; Riviera/ASI Campers; Safare Custom Campers; Service Mota-Caravan; Slumberwagen; South African Campers; Sport Kocijan; Sportsmobile; Sundial Campers; Syro Kit Campers; T3 (T25) UK Campers; Tischer Demountables; Teca Conversions; Viking; Westfalia Campers and VW California.

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VW Camper Inspirational Interiors: Bespoke and Custom Interior Designs

The Crowood Press UK
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One of the main attractions of the VW Bus, apart from its iconic looks and rugged reliability, is the way owners take the bus to heart and into their family, and set about personalizing them through both exterior and interior design and styling. Designing and building [or commissioning] an interior that will service your own needs is a daunting yet exciting task, and within these pages you will find many different sorts of interior to admire and inspire. Some have been built on a budget from scratch by the owner, some have been adapted and revamped, others are bespoke one-offs, built to the owner's designs. Whatever your taste in camper design, there will be something to amaze and inspire in the pages of VW Camper Inspirational Interiors.
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