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Old 01-05-2020, 11:36 AM   #11 (permalink)
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That looks great! Often wondered about experimenting with it, I've only really seen it done on steel before (motorcycles mostly) how did it go with aluminum base?
Well the gold leaf is on a paint base. I did the gloss black over the whole market first

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That’s a cool idea. I used to do gold leafing years ago at an old job. It is a messy process with tons of waste. The trick is good preparation and base to get the leaf to stick. Top coat is subjective considering end use.
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