Have you ever seen a pinewood derby car that caused to gape from admiration? The paint job looks like it came from a custom paint and body shop, and the detailing is fabulous. You ask: “How did they make the car look like that?”
I admit I oftentimes ask that question also. Some people take pinewood derby car finishing beyond most of us. But I can give you some basic ideas for creating a nice finish on your car.
Figure 1 – Sanding Block
Figure 2 – Concave Curves
Figure 3 – Convex Curves
Painting – Color
Figure 4 – Dry Transfer Decal
Figure 5 – Sticker Decal
Figure 6 – D-Backs Car
Figure 8 – Yellow Pin Striping (1/4 and 1/8 inch)
In Pinewood Derby Times Volume 11, Issue 5 you can learn how to do each of these steps.
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